Cubs, Brewers to play tiebreaker game for NL Central Division title

Both the Cubs and Brewers won their respective games on Sunday, forcing a tiebreaker game to determine who will win the NL Central Division championship title.

By virtue of their head-to-head record, the Cubs would host the game at Wrigley Field at noon Monday.

Tickets for the extra tiebreaker game will go on sale 7:30 p.m. Sunday at

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Cubs fans are confident the Cubs will win the NL Central Division title.

The Cubs will offer an in-person purchase opportunity beginning at 8 a.m. Monday at the Wrigley Field Ticket Office located on Clark Street, just north of the Marquee. Fans also can purchase tickets for the game by telephone beginning at 8:30 a.m. Monday by calling 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827). Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

The winner would capture the NL Central Division title.

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The loser would have to play in a single-game wild card playoff game on Tuesday.

On Sunday, the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals, 10-5, while the Milwaukee Brewers bested the Detroit Tigers, 11-0.

The NL Central winner moves on to a Division Series against the winner of Tuesday's wild card game - between the second-place teams in the West and Central.

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Sports fans use the "magic number" to determine when a team clinches a playoff spot or a division title.

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