**YNOT Guessing Game Edition 19, NLDS Playoffs, Best 3 of 5 games vs Chicago Cubs**If 11 or more entries, Winner 6 points, 2nd place 5 points, 3rd place 4 points, 4th place 3 point, 5th place 2 points, 6th place 1 point

If 9 or 10 entries, Winner 5 points, 2nd place 4 points, 3rd place 3 points, 4th place 2 point, 5th place 1 point

If 8 or 9 entries, Winner 4 points, 2nd place 3 points, 3rd place 2 points, 4th place 1 point

If 6 or 7 entries, Winner 3 points, 2nd place 2 points, 3rd place 1 point

If 5 entries, Winner 2 points, 2nd place 1 point

If 4 entries, Winner 1 point

If 3 or fewer entries, no points for anyone.

**In 2014, there were 13 YNOT NLDS Playoff entries posted!***Prizes: Bragging rights only.*

Pitching matchups are subject to change by each team.

*Anyone can enter, even if you haven't made an entry all season*.**Fri, Oct 6 vs Cubs in Washington DC 7:31 PM TBS** Stephen Strasburg, (age 29, RHP, 15-4, 2.52 ERA, 204 SO, 1.02 WHIP, 175.1 IP)

vs Kyle Hendricks (age 27, RHP, 7-5, 3.03 ERA, 123 SO, 1.19 WHIP, 139.2 IP)

**Sat, Oct 7 vs Cubs in Washington DC 5:38 PM TBS** Gio Gonzalez (age 31, LHP, 15-9, 2.96 ERA, 188 SO, 1.18 WHIP, 201.0 IP)

vs Jon Lester (age 33, LHP, 13-8, 4.33 ERA, 180 SO, 1.32 WHIP, 180.2 IP)

**Mon, Oct 9 @ Cubs Time-TBA TBS** TBA/Max Scherzer (age 33, RHP, 16-6, 2.61 ERA, 268 SO, 0.90 WHIP, 200.2 IP)

vs Jose Quintana (age 28, LHP, 11-11, 4.15 ERA, 207 SO, 1.22 WHIP, 188.2 IP)

**Tue, Oct 10 (***if needed*) @ Cubs Time-TBA TBS TBA/Tanner Roark (age 30, RHP, 13-11, 4.67 ERA, 166 SO, 1.33 WHIP, 181.1 IP)

vs Jake Arrieta (age 31, RHP, 14-10, 3.53 ERA, 163 SO, 1.22 WHIP, 168.1 IP)

**Thu, Oct 12 (***if needed*) vs Cubs in Washington DC Time-TBA TBSTBA/Stephen Strasburg, (age 29, RHP, 15-4, 2.52 ERA, 204 SO, 1.02 WHIP, 175.1 IP)

vs TBA/Kyle Hendricks (age 27, RHP, 7-5, 3.03 ERA, 123 SO, 1.19 WHIP, 139.2 IP)

**14 Questions:** 1. Who will win the NLDS series between the Chicago Cubs and the Nationals?

2. How many games will be needed: 3, 4, or the maximum 5-games?

3. Which Nationals batter will get the most Runs in this series?

4. Which Nationals batter will get the most RBIs in this series?

5. Which Nationals batter will hit the most Home Runs in this series?

6. Which Nationals base runner will steal the most bases in this series?

7. Which Nationals player, pitching in relief, will strike out the most opponents' batters in this series?

8. How many batters will Stephen Strasburg and Gio Gonzalez combine to strike out in their first starts (within 2 counts as a point)?

9. How many earned runs will Tanner Roark allow, if any, in his first start?

10. In how many games will the Nationals shut out the Cubs, if any?

11. In how many home games, if any, will the Nationals win with a walkoff (i.e., a run scored in the 9th or in extra innings)?

12. Yes/No: Will Max Scherzer pitch more than 7 innings against the Cubs in the entire best of 5 series?

13. Which Nationals batter will hit the most home runs as a pinch hitter in the entire best of 5 series?

14. Who will win the NLDS between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers?

**Tiebreaker:** What will Daniel Murphy's batting average be for the series?

*2nd Tiebreaker: Whoever posts their answer first.***You can Modify your answers up until first pitch of the first game in this series**. (The posts will then be copied & pasted onto a document.)