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WASHINGTON (WUSA) -- Wednesday morning, 9News' Kristin fisher caught up with several Washington Nationals personnel before the team's playoff game at home. Kristin spoke to VP of Government and Municipal Affairs Gregory McCarthy, Nationals Chief Operating Officer Andy Feffer, and Nationals Assistant GM Bryan Minniti.

Watch the interviews with them attached to this story.

The Nationals are tied a game apiece with the Saint Louis Cardinals in the National League division series.

At 1:07 p.m., the Nationals will take the field in their first playoff game at home in Nats Park.The team hopes to make good use of that home field advantage.The next three games will be in D.C. That's significant after Monday's loss in St. Louis.

Tip to get in: make sure your ticket says NLDS Home Game 1. The gates open at 10:30 a.m. the box office opens at 9 a.m.