A capsule look at the Nationals-Cardinals playoff series

Thu Oct 10 7:13pm ET
By The Associated Press

Players: Fernando Rodney, Adam Wainwright, Yadier Molina, Howie Kendrick, Kurt Suzuki, Dexter Fowler, Ryan Zimmerman, Andrew Miller, Clayton Kershaw, Max Scherzer, Sean Doolittle, Hunter Strickland, Daniel Hudson, Kolten Wong, Anthony Rendon, Stephen Strasburg, Patrick Corbin, Michael A. Taylor, Miles Mikolas, Paul Goldschmidt, Yan Gomes, Matt Carpenter, Marcell Ozuna, Carlos Martinez, Bryce Harper, Adam Eaton, Trea Turner, Michael Wacha, Dakota Hudson, Victor Robles, Jack Flaherty, Juan Soto

St. Louis Cardinals' Tommy Edman triples during the second inning of Game 5 of their National League Division Series baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


The St. Louis Cardinals celebrate after beating the Atlanta Braves 13-1 in Game 5 of their National League Division Series baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik)


Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle, left, and catcher Yan Gomes leap in celebration after the team's 7-3 win in Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


St. Louis Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna, center, celebrates with teammates in the clubhouse after the Cardinals beat the Atlanta Braves 13-1 in Game 5 of their National League Division Series baseball game Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)


Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick watches his grand slam against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the 10th inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)


Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning in Game 5 of a baseball National League Division Series on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)


A look at the best-of-seven National League Championship Series between the Washington Nationals and St. Louis Cardinals:

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