The two road teams each won their NLDS Game 5 on Wednesday albeit in different ways.
The Cardinals took the crowd, the Braves and probably some of the TV audience out of it early when they scored a record amount of runs in the first inning.
After the Braves loss, catcher Brian McCann announced he was retiring
Congrats to my former teammate and current stepbrother on an amazing career. One of the best catchers of this generation and universally respected around the game. You’re going to love retirement bro! @Braves https://t.co/R61PlIqwHR— Mark Teixeira (@teixeiramark25) October 10, 2019
The Cardinals will host NLCS Game 1 on Friday because of what happened in the second NLDS Game 5 last night.
You can TBLA’s Game 5 recap here.
“People say it’s just a game. It’s a lot more than that.” A season-ending loss in a decisive Game 5 left the Dodgers distraught. ... https://t.co/LiDNzEuiKR— Alden Gonzalez (@Alden_Gonzalez) October 10, 2019
Thursday’s schedule - Divisional Series
4:07 p.m. PT: Rays (Tyler Glasnow) @ Astros (Gerrit Cole) (FS1)