Jon Lester is scheduled to take the mound for the Cubs while Kyle Freeland is expected to be the starter for the Rockies. While the American League playoffs have basically been set for weeks now, two National League divisions are still up for grabs after Sunday's games.
The victor travels to Milwaukee to take on the Brewers in a best-of-five division series beginning Thursday on cable's FS1 at a time to be determined. The Cubs will host either Colorado or Los Angeles in a wild-card playoff game Tuesday.
The NL West tiebreaker features the Dodgers and the Rockies. No moment will feel bigger than the 2016 World Series for those players who experienced that epic Game 7 in Cleveland.
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Nationally, according to Nielsen's overnight ratings of the metered markets, the twin National League tiebreakers of Cubs-Brewers and Dodgers-Rockies scored ESPN's two highest-rated MLB regular-season afternoon telecasts in 20 years. The National League Division Series opener will air on FS1. Lester, who didn't allow an earned run that night and has been very solid as of late.
The Brewers' victory averaged a 13.5 household rating in the Milwaukee area, or nearly 115,000 southeastern Wisconsin TV homes. Milwaukee blitzed Detroit 11-0, the Cubs beat the Cardinals 10-5, Colorado destroyed Washington 12-0 and the Dodgers trounced the Giants 15-0.
Should they do that, the Cubs will have a great shot to keep their postseason going beyond just one game.