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Cubs announce plan for tiebreaker tickets

Possible Game 163 vs. Brewers would be played at Wrigley Field on Monday
CHICAGO, IL - SEPTEMBER 26: Albert Almora Jr. (top) of the Chicago Cubs celebrates his game-winning walk-off single against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the tenth inning on September 26, 2018 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Cubs won 7-6. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images) (David Banks/Getty Images)
September 29, 2018

CHICAGO -- The Cubs are headed to the postseason, although they won't know when they begin the playoffs until after Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cardinals.If the Cubs and Brewers finish with identical records, they would play a tiebreaker on Monday at Wrigley Field. Tickets for the tiebreaker game would

CHICAGO -- The Cubs are headed to the postseason, although they won't know when they begin the playoffs until after Sunday's regular-season finale against the Cardinals.
If the Cubs and Brewers finish with identical records, they would play a tiebreaker on Monday at Wrigley Field. Tickets for the tiebreaker game would go on sale online at www.cubs.com/tickets on Sunday at 7:30 p.m.
The Cubs will offer an in-person purchase opportunity for tiebreaker tickets starting at 8 a.m. CT on Monday at the Wrigley Field ticket office on Clark Street, just north of the marquee. Fans also can purchase tickets for the tiebreaker game by phone at 800-THE-CUBS (800-843-2827) starting at 8:30 a.m. on Monday.
If the Cubs and Brewers play a tiebreaker game on Monday, and it is the only Game 163 across Major League Baseball, it would start at 3:09 p.m. at Wrigley Field. The Cubs would host because they won the season series.

Carrie Muskat has covered the Cubs since 1987, and for MLB.com since 2001. You can follow her on Twitter @CarrieMuskat.