Originally Posted by DocRed
Don't mean to derail the thread but we SHOULD be looking at our schedule compared to SF and SD...because unless we finish with a better record than the NL West winner then we will have to play Philly with a homefield disadvantage. IF we finish higher than the NL West winner then we will have homefield advantage against the wildcard(most likely Atlanta). The key for me is to avoid Philly at Philly in the first round.
IMO after tonight's win the pennant race is effectively over.
Very true. It would take catastrophic events for the Cards to catch the Reds at this point. We need to win some games to get ahead of the West winner.