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Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dodgers finished the 2020 season with a 43-17 record and the fourth-best run-differential per game (plus-2.27) since 1900. They'll face the Brewers, 14 games worse, in a best-of-three from Dodger Stadium that begins on Wednesday.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Dodgers finish the season 43-17, a .717 winning percentage, the highest in franchise history and the highest in the majors since the 1954 Indians finished 111-43 (.721). Of course, 60 games is not the same as 154 or 162, so we'll always wonder if this could have been one of the greatest regular season teams of all time (yes, they could have been).

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

We have our NL bracket and will not end up with first meeting ever between the Giants and Dodgers in the postseason. The Giants lost 5-4 to the Padres, which gave the Brewers the No. 8 seed even though the Brewers also lost. Both teams ended up 29-31, but the Brewers advance on a tiebreaker.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

As expected, the Angels announce that the team has decided General Manager Billy Eppler will not return for the final year of his contract.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees Game 1: Bieber vs. Cole

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

If the Cleveland Indians hold on to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, they will host the New York Yankees in Game 1 of the Wild Card round at Progressive Field on Tuesday.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The New York Yankees will limp into the playoffs with the fifth seed and will play the 4th seeded team in the AL Central with the Toronto Blue Jays losing to the Baltimore Orioles. The Blue Jays will play at Tampa Bay in the Wild Card round.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Jazz Chisholm with another HR today, and the Marlins have a 5-0 lead over the Yankees in the 8th inning. Nonetheless, the Yankees are getting help from the Blue Jays to secure the 5th seed, with Toronto currently losing to the O's 7-5 in the 8th inning.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

DJ LeMahieu is set to become the fourth player in Yankees franchise history to lead the majors in batting average, joining none other than Mickey Mantle (.353 BA in 1956), Joe DiMaggio (.381 in 1939) and Lou Gehrig (.363 BA in 1934).

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

DJ LeMahieu is 2-for-2 today, and is currently batting .366, which means he will likely finish the season leading all of baseball in batting average (next: Nat's Juan Soto .346, coming into today) LeMahieu would be only the fourth player in Yankees franchise history to lead the majors in batting average.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Rookie Clarke Schmidt is out of the game after allowing 3 runs on 4 hits over 4 innings. Jonathan Holder on the mound as the Yankees try to secure the 5th seed for the Wild Card round with a win, down 3-0 in the 5th inning.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Juan Soto has been removed from the Nationals game after going 1-for-1 with a walk. He leads Freddie Freeman .351 to .344 in the NL batting race. Even if Freeman gets hits in his next two at-bats, he's at .350, so Soto looks like he'll be third batting champion in Expos/Nationals history (Al Oliver and Tim Raines).

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Two unfortunate injuries for the Marlins today, with both, Starling Marte (hit by pitch) and starter José Ureña (hit by a line drive) out of the game. Marlins holding on to a 3-0 lead over the Yankees in the 3rd inning. If Yankees lose and Blue Jays win vs. Baltimore today, the Yankees would be the 8th seed and play at Tampa Bay in the wild card round.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Aaron Nola has been terrific -- until these last three starts. Two starts, ago he allowed five runs in 5.1 IP and the Phillies lost 10-6 to the Mets. In his last start, he allowed five runs in a 5-1 loss. And now the Rays are up 3-0 in the third. The Phillies need to win and get some help to get the eighth seed.

David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

Cardinals take a 3-0 lead over the Brewers in the third inning. If they win, they clinch the fifth seed (with the Marlins finishing sixth and the Reds seventh) and don't have to play the Detroit doubleheader on Monday. But the Brewers have six wins this season when trailing by three runs -- tied for most in the majors.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

The Red Sox announce manager Ron Roenicke will not return in 2021.