The St. Louis Cardinals punched their ticket to the National League Championship Series after routing the Atlanta Braves 13-1 yesterday (Wednesday).
A 10 run first inning paved the way for the Redbirds to reach its first NLCS since 2014 and its 14th league championship series in club history.
The Washington Nationals will be the Cardinals opponent after a come from behind 7-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in ten innings.
Washington’s Howie Kendrick hit a grand slam to win the game for the Nats in the tenth inning.
Game 1 of the NLCS is in St. Louis tomorrow (Friday) night with an 8pm start.