Worth noting

Worth noting

• Major League Baseball announced the game times for the NLCS on Thursday. The Cardinals and Dodgers will open the series Friday at 7:30 p.m. CT in St. Louis with Game 2 scheduled for 3:00 p.m. on Saturday.

The series will continue in Los Angeles with Games 3 and 4 at 7:00 p.m. CT. If necessary, Game 4 in Los Angeles will start at 3:00, and both Games 6 and 7 in St. Louis will be 7:30 starts. The NLCS will be aired on TBS, with alternate angle coverage via Postseason.TV.

Chad Thornburg is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.