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Heading into the last day of the 2019 Major League Baseball season, there's still some uncertainty in the postseason picture, despite all 10 spots having been secured.
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Here's a look at everything up for grabs on Sunday:
National League Central: In the only division still up in the air, the Cardinals hold a one-game lead over the Brewers. St. Louis can clinch with a win or a Milwaukee loss. Ace Jack Flaherty (0.97 ERA since All-Star break) gets the ball for the Cardinals on Sunday against the Cubs. Adrian Houser starts for the Brewers against the Rockies.
If the Brewers manage to tie things up, there would be a tiebreaker game Monday. The Cardinals took the season series 10-9, so the tiebreaker would be played at Busch Stadium. Whichever team does not win the division will play the Nationals in Washington in the NL wild-card game Tuesday night.
NL batting title: Milwaukee's Christian Yelich, who is out for the season, is the league-leader with a .32924 average, but Arizona's Ketel Marte is right behind him at .32864. If Marte gets a hit in his first at-bat Sunday, he would take the lead and presumably be removed from the game. A 1-for-2 day would put Marte at 0.3292469352, an absolute tie with Yelich. There's never been a tie in a batting title race, so there's no precedent here.
Tom Brady rips NFL for amount of penalties in Jaguars-Titans game
After being criticized for weeks by fans and analysts for the number of ridiculous penalties called early in the 2019 NFL season, the league is now facing additional heat from New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY SportsBrady tuned in for Thursday’s game between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars hoping to watch some relaxing football. It didn’t take long before the penalties racked up and Brady’s patience wore thin.Too many penalties.
50 home runs: Reds third baseman Eugenio Suarez is stuck on 49 home runs, looking to join George Foster (1977) as the only Cincinnati players to reach 50.
20 wins: Red Sox starter Eduardo Rodriguez is 19-6 heading into Sunday's game at Fenway Park against the Orioles. He would be the first Boston left-hander to win 20 games since Mel Parnell in 1953.
200 hits: Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers (198) and Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu (197) are on the cusp of reaching the milestone.
60 doubles: Cubs right fielder Nick Castellanos has been sidelined since Wednesday by a groin injury and is stuck on 58 doubles for the season. Nobody has hit 60 in a season since 1936.
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Despite hopes from Jaguars owner, Jalen Ramsey unlikely to play vs. Saints .
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