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

EMBED </>More Videos

The Cubs and Brewers will play Monday in a tiebreaker game to determine the winner of the 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 www.cubs.com/singlegametickets.

RELATED: Jumping rat captures Cubs fans' hearts at Wrigley Field

EMBED More News Videos

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.

RELATED: Jose Quintana to start for Cubs in tiebreaker to decide NL Central

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.

EMBED More News Videos

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

Related Topics:
sportsChicago CubsMilwaukee BrewersChicagoWisconsin
(Copyright ©2018 WLS-TV. All Rights Reserved.)