Charlie Blackmon hit for the cycle with a triple in the first inning, a homer in the third, a single in the fifth and a double in the eighth.
The Brewers then looked to Josh Hader to shut down the Cubs in the final two innings, and the All-Star pitcher duly delivered, getting the final six outs to see Milwaukee home. All four teams won their games Sunday afternoon, setting up the chaos to come.
The Rockies will also be sending out a pitcher on a hot streak.
Both Colorado and Los Angeles absolutely put on a show offensive against their respective opponents on Sunday.
Out of all six appearances, this one feels the most unique as the Los Angeles Dodgers are coming off of a heartbreaking loss in the 2017 World Series to the Houston Astros.
Colorado on the other hand had the long-ball working.
Cody Bellinger and Max Muncy both blasted two-run homers for the Dodgers while Buehler capped a superb individual display by uncorking an RBI single which allowed Kike Hernandez to scramble home for a 5-0 lead in the sixth inning.
Hurricane Rosa heads for Baja, Southwestern US
On the forecast track, the center of Rosa will approach the central and northern Baja California peninsula on Monday. Hurricane Rosa is heading north from Mexico, bringing widespread heavy rain, flash flooding to southwest US.
Colorado flies to Los Angeles as one of the hottest teams in baseball, winners of nine of their last ten.
How big is home-field advantage? The loser will play in a wild-card game on Tuesday.
The Dodgers are the 2018 National League West champions.
The Giants moved Madison Bumgarner back just to start against the Dodgers on Friday, despite the fact that the series is completely meaningless to them.
As first pitch approaches, something to consider in the game.
The Dodgers are about to play another end-of-season tiebreaker. He finished the regular-season with an 8-5 record and a 2.62 ERA.