The Chicago Cubs are now 3 games behind the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL Central, a place they’ve been for a while now.
The Dodgers were a top-10 team in the standings heading into the season, and are now one game behind the Cubs for the third wild card spot in the division.
It’s the Cubs second straight win over a division rival and first since Sept. 16, 2018.
The Cubs also have a five-game lead over the Philadelphia Phillies for the National League Central lead, and they’re only one game back of the Philadelphia Eagles.
The Giants are still in a position where they’re tied with the Chicago Cubs for second in the National Leaguers Central standings.
The Los Angeles Angels and Kansas City Royals are tied for second with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The Chicago Cubs lead the NL with a record of 38-28, with a three-game winning streak in the final month of the regular season.
The Dodgers and Los Angeles Cardinals are tied at 13-13.
The Chicago White Sox are tied with Detroit for third in the American League Central standings at 30-33.