The Washington Nationals took game 1 of the NLCS, beating the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on a one-hitter.
The only Cardinals hit was by PH Jose Martinez with two outs in the eighth inning.
Washington starter Anibal Sanchez was then removed from the game.
Howie Kendrick and Yan Gomes each had two hits and an RBI for the Nationals.
Game 2 of the NLCS will be at 4 PM today.
The ALCS between the Yankees and Astros begins tonight. Game 1 at 8 PM.
Sammy Taylor, a C who was on the 1962 Mets, died at the age of 86. Taylor played for the Cubs (1958-1962), Mets (1962-1963), Reds (1963) and Indians (1963). His best year was when he hit 13 HR for the 1959 Cubs. He hit .222-3-20 in 68 games for those 1962 Mets. For his career, he hit .245 with 33 HR, OPS+ 84.