Handicapping The NL Wild Card and NL East Races

The Atlanta Braves are one win or one Philadelphia loss away from clinching the National League East after they beat the Marlins 5-3 on Sunday. Meanwhile, the Phillies are back to being just one game behind Houston for the wild card as the race enters its final week.

NL Wild Card W L PCT GB
Houston 85 71 .545 -
Philadelphia 84 72 .538 1.0

National League Wild Card Race

Remaining Schedules

Houston: September 26 OFF DAY, September 27, 28 at St.Louis, September 29, 30, October 1 & 2 vs. Chicago Cubs. HOME GAMES: 4, ROAD GAMES: 2.

Philadelphia: September 26, 27 & 28 vs. NY Mets, September 30, October 1 & 2 at Washington. HOME GAMES: 3, ROAD GAMES: 3.

Record vs. Teams on remaining schedule

Houston:  vs. St.Louis (2 games remaining) 3-11, vs. Chicago Cubs (3 games remaining) 5-8. OVERALL: 8-19.

Philadelphia:  vs. Washington (3 games remaining) 8-8, vs. NY Mets (3 games remaining) 6-9. OVERALL: 14-17.

Home Record vs. Road Record

Houston: Home 51-26 .662 / Road 34-46 .425

Philadelphia: Home 45-33 .577 / Road 39-39 .500

National League East Race

NL EAST W L PCT GB
Atlanta 89 67 .571 -
Philadelphia 84 72 .538 5.0

Remaining Schedules

Atlanta: September 26, 27 & 28 vs. Colorado, September 29 OFF DAY, September 30, October 1 & 2 at Florida. HOME GAMES: 3, ROAD GAMES: 3.

Record vs. Teams on remaining schedule

Atlanta: vs. Florida (3 games remaining) 10-5, vs. Colorado (3 games remaining) 1-2. OVERALL: 11-7.

Home Record vs. Road Record

Atlanta: Home 52-26 .667 / Road 37-41 .474


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