The two Cy Young Award winners have little history head-to-head.
The managers for the Nationals and Dodgers shared their thoughts on a first in MLB postseason history.
Nationals have yet to divulge their roster -- or their Game 2 starter.
The Dodgers were the league's worst team against left-handed pitching.
Stan Kasten once ran the Nationals. Now he co-owns the Dodgers.
Baker told another story Wednesday, one that explains his deep ties to the organization his Nationals face in the NLDS.
The Dodgers manager led his team to a 5-1 regular season record against the Nationals, and is feeling good about Los Angeles's prospects in Washington.
The Nationals second baseman increased his activity levels Wednesday and seems likely to be ready Friday evening against the Dodgers.
The Nationals right-fielder said he enjoys the postseason energy, which he fed off to great effect in 2014.
As expected, it will be Scherzer vs. Kershaw at Nationals Park Friday evening.