Wainwright, St. Louis will host Washington in Game 2 of NLCS
Washington Nationals (93-69, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (91-71, first in the NL Central)
St. Louis; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDT
LINE: Nationals -141; over/under is 7 runs
NLCS: Washington leads the series 1-0
BOTTOM LINE: The Nationals will look to increase their lead in the NLCS to two games in Game 2 against the Cardinals Saturday.
The Cardinals are 50-31 in home games. The St. Louis pitching staff as a whole has an ERA of 3.83. Jack Flaherty leads the team with a 2.75 ERA.
The Nationals are 43-38 on the road. Washington has slugged .455, good for third in the National League. Anthony Rendon leads the club with a .598 slugging percentage, including 81 extra-base hits and 34 home runs.
TOP PERFORMERS: Paul DeJong leads the Cardinals with 62 extra base hits and is batting .232. Matt Carpenter is 8-for-35 with a double, three home runs and five RBIs over the last 10 games for St. Louis.