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Saturday MLB playoffs open thread: Giants and Nationals and Dodgers vs Cardinals

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Can anyone win a home game (other than Baltimore, of course)?

Asdrubal Cabrera followed up Bryce Harper's tape-measure clout with a homer of his own in Game 1
Asdrubal Cabrera followed up Bryce Harper's tape-measure clout with a homer of his own in Game 1
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Home teams in the Division Series are 2-4, with Baltimore winning both of them. Of course, if Detroit had any semblance of a bullpen, perhaps the road teams would have won all 6 games played so far.

Today both AL Division Series are off, so the NL takes center stage:

2014 NLDS Game 2

San Francisco at Washington, 5:30 PM (FS1)

San Francisco leads series 1-0

Late home runs by Bryce Harper and LGFT Asdrubal Cabrera weren't quite enough, as the Giants edged the Nationals 3-2. Today Washington sends Jordan Zimmerman to the mound; the last time Zimmerman appeared in a game, he threw a no-hitter.

Starting Lineups

Today's Lineups

SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS WASHINGTON NATIONALS
Gregor Blanco - CF Denard Span - CF
Joe Panik - 2B Anthony Rendon - 3B
Buster Posey - C Jayson Werth - RF
Pablo Sandoval - 3B Adam LaRoche - 1B
Hunter Pence - RF Ian Desmond - SS
Brandon Belt - 1B Bryce Harper - LF
Brandon Crawford - SS Wilson Ramos - C
Travis Ishikawa - LF Asdrubal Cabrera - 2B
Tim Hudson - RHP Jordan Zimmermann - RHP

NLDS Game 2

St. Louis at Los Angeles, 9:30 PM (MLB Network)

St. Louis leads series 1-0

Yesterday a game started by Clayton Kershaw and Adam Wainwright ended up with a 10-9 final score, which totally makes sense. Zack Greinke and Lance Lynn try to restore some sanity to the series tonight.

Starting Lineups

Today's Lineups

ST. LOUIS CARDINALS LOS ANGELES DODGERS
Matt Carpenter - 3B Dee Gordon - 2B
Jon Jay - CF Yasiel Puig - CF
Matt Holliday - LF Adrian Gonzalez - 1B
Matt Adams - 1B Matt Kemp - RF
Jhonny Peralta - SS Hanley Ramirez - SS
Yadier Molina - C Carl Crawford - LF
Kolten Wong - 2B Juan Uribe - 3B
Randal Grichuk - RF A.J. Ellis - C
Lance Lynn - RHP Zack Greinke - RHP