The Milwaukee Brewers and St. Louis Cardinals advanced to the National League Championship Series on Friday. The Brewers notched a 3-2, 10-inning win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in Game Five of their NL Division Series. Milwaukee won a playoff series and advanced to a League Championship Series for the first time since 1982 with the victory. Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter as the Cardinals clipped the Phillies, 1-0, in Game Five of their NLDS. Game One of the best-of-seven series between the NL Central rivals will be on Sunday in Milwaukee.
Meantime, the American League Championship Series will get underway on Saturday. The Detroit Tigers and Texas Rangers will clash in Game One of the best-of-seven set in Arlington. Tigers ace Justin Verlander is slated to oppose Texas' C.J. Wilson. First-pitch is at 8:05 p.m. Eastern.