Rockies clinch postseason berth with Brewers loss

Rockies clinch postseason berth with Brewers loss
Posted at 6:08 PM, Sep 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-30 20:08:29-04

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have clinched their first postseason berth since 2009 and will face Arizona in the NL wild-card game Wednesday.

The Rockies sewed up the second NL wild-card spot after the Milwaukee Brewers fell 7-6 to St. Louis. Former Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio recorded the final out for the Cardinals.

The fans trickling into Coors Field before Colorado’s game against Los Angeles let out a roar after the final out. The game was shown on the scoreboard.

The winner of the wild-card game in Arizona will meet Los Angeles in Game 1 of an NL Division Series on Friday at Dodger Stadium.

The Rockies were a loose group during batting practice, with outfielder Carlos Gonzalez even singing for teammate Mark Reynolds.