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2014 NLCS schedule: Cardinals vs. Giants

The two teams have met three previous times in the NLCS: 1987, 2002 and 2012.

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The San Francisco Giants closed out the Washington Nationals with a 3-2 victory in Game 4 of their NLDS on Tuesday night in San Francisco, closing out the best-of-five series. The Giants will advance to play the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League Championship Series.

The Cardinals beat the Dodgers, 3-2, earlier Tuesday in St. Louis, closing out Los Angeles in four games as well.

The NLCS will begin Saturday night at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on FOX, and the seven-game series will be televised by FOX or Fox Sports 1, with Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci and Ken Rosenthal on the call.

This is the fourth time the Giants and Cardinals have met in the NLCS, with St. Louis winning the series in 1987 and San Francisco prevailing in 2002 and 2012.

Here is the schedule for the seven-game series, beginning Saturday night. All times are ET:

Game 1: Saturday, Oct. 11, 8:07 p.m. ET at St. Louis (FOX)
Game 2: Sunday, Oct. 12, 8:07 p.m. at St. Louis (Fox Sports 1)
Game 3: Tuesday, Oct. 14, 4:07 p.m. at San Francisco (Fox Sports 1)
Game 4: Wednesday, Oct. 15, 8:07 p.m. at San Francisco (Fox Sports 1)
Game 5*: Thursday, Oct. 16, 8:07 p.m. at San Francisco (Fox Sports 1)
Game 6*: Saturday, Oct. 18, 4:07 p.m. at St. Louis (FOX)^
Game 7*: Sunday, Oct. 19, 7:37 p.m. at St. Louis (Fox Sports 1)
*if necessary

^Game 6 will shift to 8:07 p.m. ET if ALCS is completed before seven games.

The Giants beat the Cardinals in four of seven games during the 2014 regular season, winning three of four games in St. Louis while the Cardinals won two of three games at AT&T Park in San Francisco.