2012 MLB Playoffs: Nats, Cards announce NLDS pitching rotations

The Washington Nationals, in the postseason for the first time since 1933, now know their opponent in the 2012 National League Division series, after the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Friday night.

Game 1 of the NLDS will be played Sunday in St. Louis, with first pitch scheduled for 3:07 p.m. ET.

Lefty Gio Gonzalez (21-8, 2.89 ERA) will be on the mound for Washington, facing Adam Wainwright (14-13, 3.94 ERA) of the Cardinals.

During Saturday's playoff press conference, the full rotations for the NLDS were announced. Washington's hurlers, via the team's official twitter feed:

The St. Louis rotation, via Mel Antonen of MASN:

Something else of note, via Amanda Comak of the Washington Times: St. Louis will have only one lefthander in the bullpen for the NLDS.

The Nationals won the season series with the defending World Series champion Cardinals, 4-3.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.