➖ White Sox (7) vs Athletics (2) Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh), Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman, top left, celebrates his winning two-run home with teammates during the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Atlanta. NL Wild Card Round Matchups and Odds to Win League. NL matchups Here’s a brief look at the scheduling and times for each series. But losing starting pitcher Jose Urena, who suffered a fracture in his right forearm Sunday, for the rest of the postseason soured the good feelings. Given the COVID-19 pandemic-shortened regular season, the MLB playoffs will look a bit different this year. Get the MLB schedule, scores, standings, rumors, fantasy games and more on NBCSports.com. Odds via DraftKings and current as of Sept. 27, Tampa Bay reminded us in Game 2 it is here for a reason and won't roll over to Dodgers , See if your favorite player made the list. Once the wild-card round is set, things become more normal: a best-of-five divisional series, a best-of-seven championship series, and a best-of-seven World Series. 2 Atlanta … Ryan Gaydos is a sports reporter for FoxNews.com and FoxBusiness.com. The wild-card round will feature eight best-of-three series, with the higher seed hosting all games in this round. 8 Milwaukee Brewers (15/1), No. But will it be enough? ➖ Reds (7) vs Braves (2) Prediction: Padres. All rights reserved. Prediction: Dodgers. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE MLB POSTSEASON COVERAGE, Los Angeles Dodgers' Edwin Rios (43) celebrates his solo home run with Justin Turner, center, and Mookie Betts (50) during the eighth inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Los Angeles. https://www.foxnews.com/sports/2020-nl-wild-card-series-preview 1 seed. or redistributed. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez), San Diego Padres' Wil Myers is greeted by teammate Tommy Pham (28) after hitting a home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Drew Smyly in the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020, in San Francisco. AL matchups All market data delayed 20 minutes. ➖ Brewers (8) vs Dodgers (1) It's been obvious since MLB embarked upon its 60-game slate that the Dodgers would in all likelihood lock down the No. The official Wild Card standings for Major League Baseball. The Cardinals secured the fifth seed in the NL playoffs, sending the Miami Marlins to No. 6 Miami Marlins (15/1), No. Even without fans in the seats in this exceedingly strange season, it's hard to bet against the Cubs at home. The Cardinals' road to the postseason could have ended months ago when the team suffered a rash of COVID-19 cases, so it's admirable they were able to plow through doubleheaders to make it here. Prediction: Braves. 7 Cincinnati Reds (15/1), No. The Reds will lean on their strong starting rotation when they begin their best-of-three series against the Braves Wednesday. 1 Los Angeles Dodgers (13/10) vs. No. The National League side of the MLB Postseason bracket is set as the beginning of the end of the shortened 2020 season is about to take place. 8 Milwaukee Brewers (15/1). 1 Los Angeles Dodgers (13/10) vs. No. Eight teams in each league have advanced to the postseason: the division winners, who hold the top three seeds, the second-place team in each division and the two teams with the next-best records in the league, regardless of division. 3 Chicago Cubs (7/1) vs. No. All market data delayed 20 minutes. All rights reserved. With the St. Louis Cardinals defeating their division rival Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday, they played their way into the postseason. Benefiting from ace pitching and a productive offense, Los Angeles cruised to 43 wins in 60 games, the most of any team in either league this season. The Marlins are another feel-good story this year, having clinched their first postseason berth in 17 years to face the Cubs at Wrigley Field. Prediction: Cubs. 2 Atlanta Braves (11/2) vs. No. However, it's no secret St. Louis has struggled to generate offense this season, and it's hard to see the club outhitting Slam Diego. Fox News Flash top headlines are here. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The NL Wild Card Series begins Wednesday. MLB playoffs set  News. ➖ Cardinals (5) vs Padres (4) https://t.co/oIYpMRa5pb, NL Wild Card Round Matchups and Odds to Win League, No. No. ➖ Yankees (5) vs Indians (4) The injury-plagued Brewers, along with the Houston Astros in the AL, become the first team to reach the postseason with a losing record (29-31), as USA Today's Bob Nightengale pointed out: The #Brewers and #Astros will be the first teams in #MLB history to reach the postseason with a losing record. The first round is called the NL Wild Card Series. (AP Photo/John Amis). 6. 5 St. Louis Cardinals (14/1). Let's take a look at the seeding for each of the eight teams in the NL Wild Card round, as well as their odds and the schedule of play for the next three games. In this section Probable Pitchers Prospect Rankings Injury updates Transactions Starting Lineups Hall of Fame Longform Awards MLB Draft All-Star Game. The Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, and Chicago Cubs are all division winners and have the top three seeds in the bracket. The San Diego Padres, St. Louis Cardinals, Miami Marlins, Atlanta Braves, and Milwaukee Brewers all received playoff berths through a wild card. No. 4 San Diego Padres (5/1) vs. No. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, 8 seed thanks to the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies losing their games. Atlanta's offense is downright scary, entering Sunday leading MLB in runs scored, slugging percentage (.485) and on-base percentage (.350). Follow him on Twitter @Gaydos_, Fox News Flash top headlines for September 28. ➖ Blue Jays (8) vs Rays (1) The Wild Card series is the only portion of the bracket that will not be played at a neutral site. With first baseman Freddie Freeman leading the MVP conversation in the National League, the Braves shouldn't have much trouble here. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg), Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, top right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. The three teams to win their respective divisions were the Los Angeles Dodgers in the NL West, the Atlanta Braves in the NL East and the Chicago Cubs in the NL Central. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. It's easy to root for the Brewers' underdog heart, but there's almost no chance they defeat the Dodgers in the wild-card round. For the first in MLB history, there are eight teams in the playoffs for the NL side. ➖ Astros (6) vs Twins (3) Even though the Brewers didn't secure their postseason berth with a win, they still earned the No. On Sunday, four National League teams came into the final day of play in the abbreviated MLB season looking to lock down the two remaining playoff spots. The first-round series is a best-of-three which means to move on a team must win two out of the three games. All times listed above are Eastern and Game 3s are only played if necessary. ©2020 FOX News Network, LLC. ➖ Marlins (6) vs Cubs (3)