wild card update: astros lose, marlins lose, phillies hang around. milwaukee, a game under .500, closes to within 5.5 games of the lead. pittsburgh, 18 games back with 22 to play, remains mathematically in contention. the chills, the thrills . . . . . the wild card.
i'll be in airports and on airplanes most of the day; at the game (!) tomorrow.