NL Playoff Tiebreakers
National League playoff scenarios (records through Friday):
If the New York Mets (88-72) and Philadelphia Phillies (90-70) finish with the same record and both have clinched a playoff spot, the Mets win the division and the Phillies are the wild card. If the Mets and Phillies finish with the same record and the Milwaukee Brewers (89-71) win the wild card, the Mets and Phillies would play at Philadelphia in a tiebreaker.
NL Wild Card
In the event New York or Philadelphia ties for the wild card and cannot win the division, they would host Milwaukee in a tiebreaker.
Three teams with same record
In the event New York, Philadelphia and Milwaukee finish with the same record, the Mets and Phillies would play a tiebreaker at Philadelphia for the division title. The loser of that game would then play a wild-card tiebreaker against the Brewers.
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