Real or Not? NL playoff races can't get any tighter
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With seven days left to play, only one National League team has clinched a playoff spot. From the races to be decided to the awards chases, here’s your guide to the homestretch.
Since departing D.C. and heading west, the righty has turned his career around — and helped Oakland become baseball’s biggest surprise.
In the bottom of the fifth, the Brewers led 7-4. The Cardinals had scored one run and had the bases loaded with one out. Taylor Williams was facing Jedd Gyorko. Brewers manager Craig Counsell was sweating up a storm at the top step of the dugout. He had pinch-hit for Gio Gonzalez in the top of the fifth — with the bases loaded and one out, he tried to blow the game open, but Eric Thames struck out and Lorenzo Cain lined out. The Brewers had used nine relievers in a bullpen game the night before. Bullpenning is great until you have to use everyone every