AL Wild Card: Red Sox vs. Yankees (Tonight, 8:00 pm ET)
The MLB Playoffs are about to begin, and it’s a revitalized rivalry that throws out the first pitch of the postseason. The Red Sox (92-70) play host to the Yankees (92-70) tonight in a do-or-die, one-game Wild Card showdown at Fenway Park. It’s Gerrit Cole (NYY) and Nathan Eovaldi (BOS) on the mound. Boston won the season series (10-9), and the game features 21 past and present all-stars.
Last 10 Games: Red Sox (5-5) | Yankees (7-3)
The winner of tonight’s epic showdown gets the Tampa Bay Rays in the ALDS on Thursday.
MLB Playoff Schedule (This Week)
AL Wild Card
#5 Yankees at #4 Red Sox (Tues. 8:08 pm ET, ESPN)
Pitchers: G. Cole (NYY) vs. N. Eovaldi (BOS)
NL Wild Card
#5 Cardinals at #4 Dodgers (Wed. 8:10 pm ET, TBS)
Pitchers: A. Wainwright (STL) vs. M. Scherzer (LAD)
ALDS: Begins Thursday (Oct. 7)
NLDS: Begins Friday (Oct. 8)
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