Thepostseason is officially underway!
The expanded, 12-team playoffs began Friday with eight teams partaking in best-of-three wild-card series.
Thetopped the , 2-1, in the first AL wild-card game of the day.
Here are the top plays from Friday’s action.
Stay tuned for updates.
Both teams started off strong in Cleveland, where aunfolded through the first four innings that included seven combined strikeouts between the Guardians’ and Tampa Bay’s .
The Rays closed out the fourth inning with a monster double play to work out of a bases-loaded jam.
Going, going, gone!
Rays center fielderhit a solo homer to get Tampa Bay on the board first in the sixth inning.
Jose Siri’s home run gives Rays 1-0 lead vs. Guardians
Jose Siri kicked off the postseason scoring by hitting a home run to right-center field that gave the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 lead over the Cleveland Guardians.
Cleveland answered right back, as third basemancrushed a two-run homer to give Guardians a 2-1 advantage in the bottom of the sixth inning. It was a lead they would hold onto until the end.
José Ramírez’s two-run homer gives Guardians a 2-1 lead vs. Rays
José Ramírez gave the Cleveland Guardians a huge boost after crushing a two-run homer to right-center field, giving them a 2-1 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays.
(Game 1 at 4:07 p.m. ET)
(Game 1 at 8:07 p.m. ET)
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