Divisional Series Open Thread: Pirates at Cardinals, Rays at Red Sox, Dodgers at Braves

Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports

A tripleheader of playoff baseball to whet your whistle for tonight's series opener against the Oakland A's.

Pittsburgh Pirates at St. Louis Cardinals

Series: 1-0, St. Louis

Time/Place: 1:00 p.m., Busch Stadium

SB Nation blogs: Bucs Dugout and Viva El Birdos

Media: MLB Network

Pitching Matchup: RHP Gerrit Cole (10-7, 3.22 ERA) vs. RHP Lance Lynn (15-10, 3.97 ERA)

Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR
Cole 19 117.1 7.67 2.15 0.54 1.17 2.91 3.41 2.3
Lynn 33 201.2 8.84 3.39 0.62 1.31 3.28 3.76 3.3

Tampa Bay Rays at Boston Red Sox

Series: 0-0

Time/Place: 3:00 p.m., Fenway Park

SB Nation blogs: DRaysBay and Over the Monster

Media: TBS

Pitching Matchup: LHP Matt Moore (17-4, 3.29 ERA) vs. LHP Jon Lester (15-8, 3.75 ERA)

Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR
Moore 17 150.1 8.56 4.55 0.84 1.30 3.95 4.31 1.8
Lester 33 213.1 7.47 2.83 0.80 1.29 3.59 3.97 4.3

Los Angeles Dodgers at Atlanta Braves

Series:

Time/Place: 6:00 p.m., Turner Field

SB Nation blogs: True Blue LA and Talking Chop

Media: TBS

Pitching Matchup: RHP Zack Greinke (15-4, 2.63 ERA) vs. LHP Mike Minor (13-9, 3.21 ERA)

Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR
Greinke 28 177.2 7.50 2.33 0.66 1.11 3.23 3.67 2.9
Minor 32 204.2 7.96 2.02 0.97 1.09 3.37 3.63 3.4

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