Originally Posted by vaticanplum
Plus, I'm sure they know deep down that it's the last celebration they'll have.
Well, in a one-game "playoff", it's merely a crapshoot mostly based on how hot your pitcher is that day. In a one-game "playoff", the Astros could beat the Red Sox, the Cubs could beat the Cardinals, the Brewers could beat the Reds.
You just roll the dice and hope you get to the real thing.