NL Wild Card tracker: D-backs fight for playoff positioning
It’s the final month of the season, which means the Diamondbacks are playing some of the most critically important baseball of the season.
As the Los Angeles Dodgers run away in the NL West, leaving the D-backs and Rockies to battle for the two Wild Card spots, the Washington Nationals have taken hold of the NL East. That leaves the only drama in the more closely-contested NL Central, where the Cubs are being chased by the Brewers and Cardinals.
It’s on the Diamondbacks to hang onto a Wild Card spot.
Here’s what the NL Wild Card standings currently look like:
|Place||Team||Record||Games Back||Last Game||Up Next|
|1||88-65||+6.0||13-7 W at SD||vs. MIA|
|2||82-71||—||3-0 L at SD||at SD|
|3||81-72||1.0||5-3 L vs. CHC||vs. CHC||4||80-72||1.5||8-5 W at CIN||at PIT|