Cardinals' Miles Mikolas to start NLCS Game 1

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas will start for the in Game 1 of the NLCS on Friday night against the Washington Nationals.

What It Means:

Jack Flaherty started in Game 5 of the Division Series, so he will start in Game 3, after Adam Wainwright gets the ball for Game 2. Mikolas allowed 1 run in 5 innings in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Braves.

Mikolas is averaging 25.8 FanDuel points per game this season and has a 4.16 ERA, 1.22 WHIP, 18.8% strikeout rate and 4.2% walk rate.