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Playoff Pandemonium: Open Games Thread

The NL teams shall dance on this lovely Saturday

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Both the Dodgers and Cubs will look to take 2-0 series leads today.

Los Angeles Dodgers vs Washington Nationals – 1:00 PM PT – FS1

Dodgers lead, 1-0

Rich Hill and Tanner Roark square off in Nationals Park with the Dodgers looking to take a commanding 2-0 lead before the series heads for Los Angeles.

UPDATE (12:17 PM): The Dodgers and Nationals game has been postponed to tomorrow at 1:08 PM ET


San Francisco Giants vs Chicago Cubs – 5:00 PM PT – MLBN

Cubs lead, 1-0

Jeff Samardzija and Kyle Hendricks will be on the bump at Wrigley Field. Game One gave us a marvelous pitching duel, with Javier Baez's solo blast providing the lone run of the contest. One of the better storylines tonight will be Samardzija finally pitching in a playoff game at Wrigley Field. The righty was drafted by the Cubs in 2006 and was with the organization until 2014, when he was shipped to the Athletics for Addison Russell, Dan Straily, and Billy McKinney.