Saturday is Game 2 of the NLCS between the Los Angeles Dodgers and St. Louis Cardinals, and if Game 1 was any indication, it’s going to be a great one.

The Cardinals took Game 1 by a score of 3-2 n 13 innings Friday, getting the series off to an exciting start. It was a big win, and the Cardinals maintain home-field advantage.

Now, both need to improve on some things before Game 2 on Saturday. Each team has certain things that need to go its way if it wants to come out on top.

Here’s a look at three keys for each team heading into Game 2.


Note: All stats obtained from ESPN unless otherwise noted.

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