Nationals Await Winner Of Pirates, Giants In NLDS

With the regular season culiminating Sunday, the Nationals' postseason picture became slightly more clear.

Washington, which defeated Miami 1-0 on a Jordan Zimmermann no-hitter in its finale, will face either the Pittsburgh Pirates or San Francisco Giants in the NLDS, which begins Friday at Nationals Park. The two teams will meet Wednesday evening at PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

The Nationals had winning records against both teams this season, 4-3 against the Pirates and 5-2 against the Giants. The winner will then face the Nationals in a best-of-five series. The schedule is below. Times TBD:

Game 1 -- Friday, Oct 3 -- Nationals Park

Game 2 -- Saturday, Oct. 4 -- Nationals Park

Game 3 -- Monday, Oct. 6 -- PNC Park/AT&T Park

Game 4 (if necessary) -- Tuesday, Oct. 7 -- PNC Park/AT&T Park

Game 5 (if necessary) -- Thursday, Oct. 9 -- Nationals Park

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