Phils' Loss Widens Wild Card Gap

With time running out on the season, the Phillies couldn't hold a lead in a key game against the Mets. The 6-5 loss Monday night gave the Astros a 1 1/2 game cushion and dropped Houston's magic number to five. Here's a look at how the rest of the week shapes up in the undecided NL Wild Card race.

NL Wild Card W L PCT GB
Houston 85 71 .545 -
Philadelphia 84 73 .535 1.5

National League Wild Card Race

Remaining Schedules

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

Philadelphia: September 27 & 28 vs. NY Mets, September 30, October 1 & 2 at Washington. HOME GAMES: 2, 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 (2 games remaining) 6-10. OVERALL: 14-18.

Home Record vs. Road Record

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

Philadelphia: Home 45-34 .570 / Road 39-39 .500


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