The Royals and Giants, both wild-card teams, could each make the World Series. The top MLB regular-season teams are out, again. Is this good for baseball?
The high-spending Cardinals, Giants and Phillies have won the last six National League pennants. The Cardinals or Giants will win it again in 2014.
San Francisco advances to NLDS with 8-0 road win
The Giants and Pirates meet in the playoffs for the first time since 1971. Winner of the National League Wild Card game moves on to the Division Series.
Game not needed, as Pirates lost to Reds on Sunday.
Ramon Santiago’s blast helped reduce Cardinals’ NL Central magic number to 1.
Pittsburgh wins series opener in Cincinnati, 3-1.
In the event that the Cardinals finish the 2014 regular season tied with the Pittsburgh Pirates, a tiebreaker game will be held at Busch Stadium on Monday, September 29th to determine the winner of the National League Central Division.
Pirates crush Braves, 10-1, & continue hot pursuit of NL Central title
Pittsburgh only 1.5 games back in NL Central