The pitching match ups are set for game 1 of the National League Championship Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Washington Nationals at Busch Stadium tonight (Friday).
Miles Mikolas will go to the mound for the Redbirds.
Mikolas has faced the Nats twice in the regular season, including a recent September 17th start that saw him allow three runs in six innings.
Washington calls on Anibal Sanchez, who has faced the Cardinals once this year, where he gave up three runs in five innings in April.
First pitch tonight is at 7:08.
The Houston Astros are on their way to the American League Championship Series after defeating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 last (Thursday) night.
This sets up a showdown between the Astros and the New York Yankees in the ALCS with a trip to the World Series on the line.
Game 1 will be played on Saturday night in Houston.
The St. Louis Blues notched their third consecutive win after defeating the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on the road.
David Perron’s second goal broke a tie in the third period.
Perron scored his 200th and 201st NHL goals, Jake Allen was in at goalie and made 25 saves.
St. Louis improved to 3-0-1 on the season.
NFL Thursday night football saw the New England Patriots remain undefeated with a 35-14 win over the New York Giants.
New England improved to 6-0 while the Giants fell to 2-4.