The MLB playoff bracket is set
The Colorado Rockies clinched the final playoff spot in Major League Baseball when the Milwaukee Brewers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals. With that result, we now know all the matchups when the Major League Baseball playoffs begin on Tuesday.
The Minnesota Twins will take on the New York Yankees in the Bronx on Tuesday in the 1-game American League Wild Card game. On Wednesday, the Rockies will take on the Diamondbacks in Arizona in the National League Wild Card game. The winners of those games will take on the top seeds in each league's League Division Series, the Cleveland Indians and the Los Angeles Dodgers, respectively.
The other ALDS will begin on Thursday between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros. The other NLDS will have the Chicago Cubs facing the Washington Nationals and will begin on Friday.
Here is the playoff bracket, via Major League Baseball:
- Cubs shortstop Addison Russell replaced a fan's nachos after they were destroyed during a foul ball
- Aaron Judge hit 4 home runs in 2 days to break Mark McGwire's 30-year-old rookie record
- The Cleveland Indians are now an overwhelming favorite to win the World Series
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