Nationals Open NLCS in St Louis

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The National League Championship Series gets underway Friday night in St Louis.

The Cardinals host the Washington Nationals in Game One of the best-of-seven matchup at Busch Stadium.  

Miles Mikolas gets the start for the Cards, while Washington turns to Anibal Sanchez.  

The Cardinals blew out the Braves 13-1 in the deciding Game Five of their NL Division Series to advance, while the Nats outlasted the Dodgers 7-3 in 10 innings in their NLDS Game Five to move on.  

The Cardinals won five of the seven meetings with the Nationals during the regular season.

MLB's ALCS starts in Houston tomorrow with the Astros hosting the New York Yankees.