Tuesday night time introduced the swing in baseball karma the Rockies had been grinding for.
Colorado’s win over Philadelphia, coupled with losses by Los Angeles and St. Louis, not solely jumped the Rockies forward of the Cardinals for the second wild card. With 5 video games to play, the night time additionally gave LoDo’s crew full management over its future for a first-ever Nationwide League West title.
The Rockies (87-70) sit a half-game behind the Dodgers (88-70) coming into Wednesday night time’s recreation in opposition to the Phillies, however the divisional foes are even within the loss column.
Meaning irrespective of how Los Angeles fares in its last stretch, if the Rockies win out, they’ll pressure a tie for the divisional title. Because the Dodgers gained the season collection over the Rockies, they’d host the tiebreaker recreation for the title at Chavez Ravine on Monday.
So, already driving a five-game profitable streak, all Colorado has to do is win six extra ballgames in a row with the intention to make membership historical past and bypass the treacherous one-game wild card spherical.
Is your coronary heart going to have the ability to deal with the remainder of this week, Rockies followers?
For an entire breakdown of all of Colorado’s playoff situations, take a look at this useful information.