Heath Fillmyer struck out a career-high nine and allowed just four hits while pitching into the eighth inning in the Kansas City Royals 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Reds have dropped five games in a row and are off today before opening the season finale series with the Pittsburgh Pirates tomorrow night.
In the National League: The Milwaukee Brewers are heading back to the postseason. Travis Shaw drove in both runs as they clipped the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 to clinch a playoff berth. Milwaukee has secured at least the top NL wild card and remains just a half-game behind the Chicago Cubs for the NL Central lead.
St. Louis, is a game behind the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second NL wild card with three games to play.
The Chicago Cubs are heading to the postseason after a 7-6 win against the Pittsburgh Pirates in 10 innings at Wrigley Field. The teams close out the series this evening.
Jacob deGrom dazzled across eight shutout innings as the New York Mets blanked the Atlanta Braves 3-0. The teams conclude the series tonight in New York.