With the National League Championship Series kicking off tonight in San Francisco at AT&T Park, the Cardinals and Giants continue their quest for October glory.

The Cardinals, coming off of a tough 5 game series against the Washington Nationals and winning a decisive game 5 in Washington, D.C. send to the mound Lance Lynn to take on a Giants lineup featuring Buster Posey, Pablo Sandoval and Hunter Pence. The Giants on the other hand have left-hander Madison Bumgarner, who will face a Cardinals lineup featuring Yadier Molina, Carlos Beltran and Matt Holliday.

The Giants also won in 5 games versus versus the Cincinnati Reds, having to comeback to win 3 games on the road after being in a 0-2 hole.

The schedule for the NLCS is as follows:

October 14 St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants AT&T Park
October 15 St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants AT&T Park
October 17 San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium
October 18 San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium
October 19† San Francisco Giants @ St. Louis Cardinals Busch Stadium (if necessary)
October 21† St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants AT&T Park (if necessary)
October 22† St. Louis Cardinals @ San Francisco Giants AT&T Park (if necessary)

National League Championship Series Tickets

Date
Event
Sunday 5:15 PM San Francisco, CA tickets from $138
Monday 5:07 PM San Francisco, CA tickets from $125
Wednesday 1:00 PM St. Louis, MO tickets from $89
Thursday 7:07 PM St. Louis, MO tickets from $103
Friday 7:07 PM St. Louis, MO tickets from $103
Sunday 4:30 PM San Francisco, CA tickets from $153
Monday 5:07 PM San Francisco, CA tickets from $156

National League Championship Series Ticket Prices

City State Venue Name Date Avg. Price
San Francisco CA AT&T Park 10/14/2012 $249.16
San Francisco CA AT&T Park 10/15/2012 $228.85
St. Louis MO Busch Stadium 10/17/2012 $195.58
St. Louis MO Busch Stadium 10/18/2012 $175.71
St. Louis MO Busch Stadium 10/19/2012 $175.91
San Francisco CA AT&T Park 10/21/2012 $249.88
San Francisco CA AT&T Park 10/22/2012 $317.41

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