Dodgers/Cardinals, Kershaw/Wacha Face Off In Game Six Of NLCS – VIDEO
The National League Championship Series continues on Friday night, as the St. Louis Cardinals host the Los Angeles Dodgers in game six, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louis won the first two game of the series, as well as game four, while Los Angeles won games three and five.
With the Cardinals leading the best-of-seven game series, 3-2, they are one win away from their 19th World Series appearance, and their fourth in the last ten years, while the Dodgers, who will be trying to force a seventh game, are looking for their 22 World Series appearance, but first since 1988.
Left-hander Clayton Kershaw will get the start on the hill for the Dodgers in game six, while the Cardinals will counter with right-hander Michael Wacha.
This will be a rematch of game two, last Saturday, when Wacha, and the Cardinals defeated Kershaw, and the Dodgers, 1-0, in an epic pitchers’ duel.
Kershaw, who went 16-9, with a 1.83 ERA. during the regular season, is 1-1, with a 0.47 ERA. in the postseason.
The 22-year old Wacha, who went 4-1, with a 2.78 ERA. in 15 regular season gmes, including nine starts, is 2-0 in the postseason, with a sparkling 0.64 ERA.
First-pitch is scheduled 7:30 pm (cdt).
Game seven, if necessary, would also be held in St. Louis, on Saturday.
View a game preview, below, courtesy of mlb.com.