Win or lose, all four teams will play on, either as division champions or National League wild-card teams.
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In the second game, at 4 p.m. ET, the Los Angeles Dodgers will host the Colorado Rockies to decide the NL West title. The victor will advance to the NLDS to face the Brewers. While the American League playoffs have basically been set for weeks now, two National League divisions are still up for grabs after Sunday's games. The Cubs defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2015 to spark a run to the NLCS, which ended at the hands of the New York Mets.
Chicago will trot out its veteran southpaw to start as Jon Lester will toe the rubber on Tuesday night.
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This is the Rockies second postseason berth in a row after making the playoffs a year ago for the first time since 2009.
The Dodgers were the first team to punch their ticket for Monday's twinbill, defeating the San Francisco Giants 15-0 to complete a three-game road sweep. Arenado led the National League in home runs with 38 while Story was just one behind with 37. Their one loss at Wrigley, however, came with Freeland on the mound. That's an impressive stat considering he plays in a hitter-friendly ballpark like Coors Field in Denver.
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Lester is 1-3 with a 2.25 ERA in five career starts against the Rockies, and he allowed two unearned runs over 5 2/3 frames in a no-decision April 30.