The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Los Angeles Dodgers took one-game leads in their respective National League Divisional Series' on Sunday.

The Pirates defeated the St. Louis Cardinals, 5-3, at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-five game series.

The two teams meet Monday afternoon, in Pittsburgh, at 3:07 (edt). If Pittsburgh wins, they advance to the National League Championship Series, against either the Dodgers, or the Braves. If the Cardinals win, it would force a fifth and decisive game, on Wednesday, in St. Louis.

Meanwhile, in Los Angeles last night, the Dodgers cruised past the Atlanta Braves, 13-6, to take a 2-1 lead in that best-of-five game NLDS.

The two teams meet Monday evening, in Los Angeles, at 6:37 (pdt). If Los Angeles  wins, they advance to the National League Championship Series, against either the Pirates, or the Cardinals. If the Braves win, it would force a fifth and decisive game, on Wednesday, in Atlanta.

A recap of Sunday's National League playoff action is below, courtesy of mlb.com.