The Brewers would return to Milwaukee from Chicago with the division title and home-field advantage for the first game of the NLDS Thursday, Oct. 4.
The Rockies are coming off a tough 5-2 loss against the Dodgers in Los Angeles Monday, just as the Cubs are coming off a 3-1 loss to the Brewers.
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.
FOX6 News spoke with several fans from Wisconsin who said they called in sick to work for Monday's game.
Yet those defeats are distant memories for Cubs' players, many of whom weren't even in the league when they occurred. This is not a team you want to enter the late innings trailing, as the Cubs showed on Monday. "We'll be leaning on him hard, we've got to score him some runs so he can settle in".
It's a criss-cross kind of trip and it's one that the Rockies hoped they weren't going to have to make.
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