National League Championship Series set: Dodgers to face St. Louis Cardinals.

The St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 in Game 5 of their National League Division Series and will face the Dodgers for the pennant.

The Dodgers won the regular-season series between the teams, four games to three, outscoring the Cardinals by a narrow 30-27 margin.

It’s a rematch of the 1985 NLCS, won by the Cardinals in six games. St. Louis has won three NL pennants since.

The series will be broadcast exclusively on TBS and will begin on Friday. Here’s the schedule (times have yet to be announced):

Game 1    Friday at St. Louis
Game 2    Saturday at St. Louis
Game 3    Monday at Los Angeles
Game 4    Tuesday at Los Angeles
Game 5    Wednesday at Los Angeles*
Game 6    Friday, Oct. 18, at St. Louis*
Game 7    Saturday, Oct. 19, at St. Louis*

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.