National League Wild Card Tracker: Historically trending Cardinals move closer to second place in NL wild card | Ben frederickson
Welcome to the 2021 National League Wild Card Tracker, your one stop shop for everything you need to know about the Cardinals playoff photo right now. We will deal with this on a daily basis until the second NL wild card situation is finalized. Reminder: Have a good trip.
NL Wild Card n ° 1: The Dodgers. By 13 games. Their 7-2 loss to the Diamondbacks on Saturday brought them two games behind the Giants in the very competitive race to win the NL West. Did you know the Dodgers have lost back-to-back games only once since August? Do you remember the team that made it? It was the Busch Stadium Cardinals who managed to save a four-game streak after losing the first two games. The Cardinals have been on a 17-1 since then. The Dodgers are 11-5.
“This is the first time in how long has he clicked? I wish he had clicked sooner, but I kept plugging in. For him to click against an alignment like this… before the offseason I knocked down a pretty big wall. That gives me something to build on. “- Former Cardinals pitcher Zac Gallen after limiting the Dodgers to one run in six innings. Cardinal Carson Kelly also hit Clayton Kershaw on Saturday.
(A reminder: If the Dodgers and Giants find themselves tied for first place in the NL West at the end of the regular season, a tiebreaker to determine the winner of the division will be played on Monday, October 4. . The home field advantage would belong to San Francisco because the Giants won the regular season series against the Dodgers. The winner would advance to the divisional series round. The loser would host the NL wild card game, which would be played against. . . )