Of course, a win on Sunday could also give the Rockies their first-ever NL West title, depending on how the Dodgers fare in San Francisco in their season finale against the Giants. Cody Belinger and Max Muncy connected on two-run homers to power the Dodger offense, and L.A. will host the Atlanta Braves in the best of five divisional series.
If the Dodgers lose, they will be the league's second wild card team and play Tuesday in the wild card at the loser of Monday's NL Central tiebreaker between the Chicago Cubs and Milwaukee Brewers at Chicago's Wrigley Field.
Joc Pederson is 3-for-10 with two homers versus Marquez, who is 2-0 with a 3.19 ERA in five career starts against the Dodgers.
Yelich went 0-for-2 with two walks and scored twice, ending his 10-game hitting streak.
No such luxury for the Colorado Rockies, who had to board a plane from Los Angeles to the Windy City right after their 5-2 loss to the Dodgers last night.
Walker Buehler was set to start for the Dodgers (91-71) as the defending NL champions try for a sixth straight West title.
The Dodgers became the first team to win six consecutive division titles since the New York Yankees, who won nine consecutive AL East titles from 1998-2006.
The Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon completed a cycle by hitting an RBI double in the bottom of the eighth inning Sunday. Dahl has six home runs in his last seven games and 15 RBI's.
Assuming Nolan Arenado doesn't hit 12 in Colorado's playoff game Monday, Oakland's Khris Davis will be this year's major league home run leader with 48.
In a surprising twist, Nats manager Davey Martinez revealed after the Saturday's game that Erick Fedde will start on Sunday. He tripled in the first, homered in the third, singled in the fifth and struck out in the sixth. Tyler Anderson was incredible on the mound, pitching 7.2 innings of shutout baseball while giving up only four hits.
"We are going to the playoffs tomorrow, and that's an wonderful opportunity", Blackmon said.
Even though it's October, Monday's tiebreaker game is considered a regular-season game.
Buehler, the starting pitcher, helped himself in the sixth inning at the plate while he dominated from the mound.
Allen Webster (1-0), the first of eight Chicago relievers after Mike Montgomery was pulled in the third, got two outs for the win. Now, they face the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium for an all-important game 163. The Dodgers closed out the season with 25 victories in their last 35 games.