NL Central tiebreaker game set for Monday

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MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Cubs and Brewers to play for division title at Wrigley Field on Monday at 12:05 p.m..

Chicago hosts Milwaukee on Monday afternoon and the Colorado Rockies visit the Los Angeles Dodgers as baseball holds a pair of tiebreaker games on the same day for the first time. At stake is the postseason road for each club.

The winner at Wrigley gets a spot in the division series and home-field advantage throughout the NL playoffs. The loser plays again Tuesday night, hosting the runner-up in the NL West in the wild-card game.

In Sunday's game, Yelich went 0 for 2 with two walks and scored twice. He is hitting .323, giving him a huge lead in the batting race. He has 109 RBIs, two behind leader Javier Baez of the Cubs, and Yelich's 36 home runs are one behind Nolan Arenado of the Rockies.

The tiebreakers are considered game No. 163 of the regular season, meaning Yelich's stats -- and those of Arenado and Baez -- from Monday's game will count in the totals. The last NL player to win the Triple Crown was Joe Medwick in 1937 for the Cardinals.