St. Louis Cardinals

Start times announced for Cardinals’ first two home games

Game 1 of the National League Division Series will be at 5:45 p.m. Friday at Busch Stadium.

The St. Louis Cardinals will play the Chicago Cubs or Pittsburgh Pirates in the best-of-five division series. The Cubs play in Pittsburgh at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the NL wild-card game.

Game 2 of the division series will be at 4:37 p.m. Saturday at Busch Stadium.

The start time for Game 3 has not been determined. Start times for Game 4 and Game 5, if necessary, will be announced later.