|Written by Michael|
Bet on the MLBThe Washington Nationals look to extend their successful 2012 campaign tonight in game two of the NLDS as they once again face the St. Louis Cardinals. The first pitch in Busch Stadium is scheduled to be thrown at exactly 4:37 PM ET and the game will be televised on the Turner Broadcasting System, aka TBS.
The Nationals may have proved they belong as the NL number one seed after a thrilling come from behind victory against the Cards yesterday afternoon.Washington (1-0) scored first in the top of the 2nd, but the score was 2-1 in St. Louis (0-1) favor before the inning ended. The score remained the same until the top of the 8th when the Nats Tyler Moore blooped a single to right scoring Ian Desmond and Michael Morse with the game winners.
Today's pitchers will be righthander Jordan Zimmerman for the Nationals who finished the regular season at 12-8 with a 2.94 ERA. He was 3-0 in his last 5 starts with an earned run average of 2.61. He will be opposed by southpaw Jaime Garcia (7-7, 3.92 ERA) who also had a successful end to the season going 3-0 with a 2.10 ERA in his last 4 starts.