What's at stake over the final weekend of the season?
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Major League Baseball's 2018 regular season enters its final weekend and there's still plenty to play for.

Division crowns, playoff seeding, individual awards, and milestones remain up for grabs as teams play out their final series before October. Here's what you need to know heading into the final days of the campaign:

Can Cubs achieve 3-peat?

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The Chicago Cubs enter a three-game set against the St. Louis Cardinals with a one-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers and a magic number of three to clinch the division. If the Cubs hold on, they would win the National League Central in three consecutive seasons for the first time in franchise history.

Chicago's magic number to clinch the best overall record in the NL also sits at three, which would set up a date with the winner of the wild-card game. The Cubs will need to be sharp as the Cardinals are also vying for a playoff spot.

Meanwhile, the Brewers host the lowly Detroit Tigers for a three-game set. Detroit has won just three of its last 10 games and has the third-fewest road wins of any team in the majors. Should the Cubs and Brewers finish with the same record, the Cubs will host a tiebreaker game Monday.

Rockies' shot at history

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The Colorado Rockies have rattled off seven straight wins and are looking to close in on their first division title in franchise history. That's right, the Rockies have resided in the NL West since breaking into the league in 1993 and reached the postseason only four times, all as the wild-card team.

Colorado enters a three-game series against the Washington Nationals with a magic number of two to clinch a postseason berth, and three to win the division over the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the event of a tie, the two teams will play a one-game playoff on Monday to decide the division.

The Dodgers have won the NL West in each of the last five seasons. Should there be a tiebreaker game for the division title, Los Angeles is currently in position to host the Rockies because it won the season series.

It's a wild, wild-card race

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Any two of the Dodgers, Cubs, Rockies, Brewers, and Cardinals could feature in the wild-card game. St. Louis is the only team of the five that has already been eliminated from the division race and enters the weekend one game back of the Dodgers for the second wild-card spot. With Chicago and Milwaukee having already clinched a playoff position, the wild-card game is guaranteed to be hosted by one of the two.

Team W-L Pct. GB
Cubs 93-66 .585 --
Brewers 92-67 .579 1.0
Rockies 89-70 .560 4.0
Dodgers 88-71 .553 5.0
Cardinals 87-72 .547 6.0

Yankees hoping for Bronx boost

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The New York Yankees will hope to secure home-field advantage in the American League wild-card game for a second straight year. The Yankees need just one win or an Athletics loss to avoid traveling to Oakland for the one-game playoff. The Yankees visit the Red Sox for the final series, and Boston would love nothing more than to send its rivals west before potentially meeting them in the ALDS.

New York owns the second-best home record in the majors (53-28) and took two of three from the A's at Yankee Stadium this season, while dropping two of three during its trip to Oakland earlier this month. Should the Yankees and Athletics finish with the same record, New York will host the wild-card game due to a superior intradivision record.

That's not all the Yankees have to play for, either. For the first time in history, there could be three teams with at least 100 wins from the same league. The Red Sox and Astros have already reached triple-digit victories, and the Yankees need to win two of their last three games to reach the century club. They would be just the 10th team in history to win at least 100 games and not win the division.

Trout eyeing personal HR mark

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Mike Trout will miss the postseason for a fourth straight season, but he still has some individual accolades to play for. Trout is just two home runs shy of his second 40-homer season, and three away from equalling his career mark set back in 2015. The two-time MVP has been on fire recently, blasting five homers over his last nine games. The final matchup with the A's should benefit Trout, as he's hitting .340/.414/.640 with four home runs in 13 games against Oakland this season.

Khrush gunning for home run crown

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It's become pretty easy to forecast Khris Davis' batting average at the end of a season. The A's slugger has posted a .247 average in each of the last three campaigns and is hovering around that number once again. Heading into the final weekend against the Los Angeles Angels, Davis' average sits at .249. A bid at one of baseball's statistical oddities isn't the only thing Davis is swinging for to end the regular season, as he's also closing in on his first home run crown. He leads all hitters with 47 homers and could become just the fourth player with a 50 home run season over the last 10 years, and only the second A's player in history to join the 50-homer club.

Diaz chasing K-Rod

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Edwin Diaz won't be able to topple Francisco Rodriguez's single-season save record (62), but the Seattle Mariners star closer will at least have a shot at second place. Diaz surpassed Eric Gagne earlier this month and is one save away from tying Bobby Thigpen (57) for the second-best single-season mark. Seattle has struggled this month, which hasn't helped Diaz earn many save opportunities, but finishing the schedule against the lowly Texas Rangers should give the All-Star reliever a shot.

Astros hoping to make more history

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It's hard to believe this year's Houston Astros team has been better than the 2017 version. Houston needs to win three of four against the Baltimore Orioles to surpass the franchise record 102-win season set in 1998. It's the second straight year the Astros have won at least 100 games, and third time in history.

Speaking of the Orioles, while they've already locked up the No. 1 pick in next year's draft after having clinched the worst record in the majors, they'll try to ensure they finish an otherwise miserable season on a positive note. Baltimore has 112 losses heading into its final four games and could finish with the fourth-most losses in the modern era (since 1900) if it is swept.

Moncada nearing dubious record

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High strikeout totals were the concern with Yoan Moncada throughout his time in the minors, and he's yet to develop much plate discipline during his brief time in the majors. Moncada enters a four-game set with the Minnesota Twins just nine strikeouts away from tying Mark Reynolds (223) for the all-time single-season record. Moncada has struck out 28 times in 82 at-bats this month, while his 33.6 percent strikeout rate is the third most of any player in the majors. There's a chance the Chicago White Sox sit Moncada in an effort to help him avoid setting the record.

Harper's farewell?

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Bryce Harper has already played his final home game of the season for the Nationals, but will Sunday's game in Colorado be the final time the six-time All-Star wears the curly W? Harper has said all the right things in recent weeks and admitted he hopes to stay in Washington, but a significant financial commitment will be needed to keep the former NL MVP in D.C., and the front office may not have the resources to retain arguably the most talented player in team history.

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