What is the American League Wild Card game?

What is the American League Wild Card game?

The 2019 American League Wild Card Game was a play-in game during Major League Baseball’s (MLB) 2019 Postseason contested between the American League’s two wild card teams, the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays. The game set the record for the highest attendance at a wild card game with an attendance of 54,005.

What day is the NL Wild Card game?

Oct. 4

What time are the wild card games?

Game 1: Sept. 29, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN) Game 2: Sept. 30, 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)

What happens after wild card game?

Two wild-card teams in each league play each other in a single-game playoff after the end of the regular season. The winner of each league’s Wild Card Game advances to face the top-seeded team in that league’s Division Series.

How does the wild card series work?

The wild card was first instituted in MLB in 1994, with one wild card team per league advancing to the Division Series in the postseason to face a division winner. This system ensures that the two teams with the best records in each league, after the three division winners, will also get postseason berths.

Has a wildcard won the Super Bowl?

Since the Wild Card System began in 1970, only ten wild card teams have advanced all the way to the Super Bowl. Of those, six won the Super Bowl.

How many games are in the 2020 World Series?

The 116th edition of the World Series, was a best-of-seven playoff between the American League (AL) champion Tampa Bay Rays and the National League (NL) champion Los Angeles Dodgers. The Dodgers defeated the Rays to win the series in six games for their first championship in 32 years.

Who won the wild card game last night?

On a wet night in Cleveland filled with what felt like endless twists and turns, the Yankees defeated the Indians, 10-9, in a game to sweep the best-of-three Wild Card Series and advance to the American League Division Series.

Are the A’s still in the playoffs?

2020 MLB playoffs: Three questions for Oakland Athletics after being eliminated from postseason. In the wild-card round, the Oakland Athletics won their first MLB playoffs series since 2006.

Did the Cardinals make the playoffs?

2020 MLB playoffs — Key questions for St. Louis Cardinals after being eliminated from postseason.

What channels are the wild card games on?

ESPN owns rights to seven of the eight Wild Card Series, with the leftover series on TBS. To accommodate up to seven games per day, ESPN is scheduled to air these games across its flagship network, ESPN2 and broadcast network ABC — the latter of which has not aired any MLB game since the 1995 World Series.

Is the wild card game on TV?

How to watch MLB playoff games. Five networks will be splitting broadcasting duties throughout the 2020 playoffs: ESPN and TBS will split the Wild Card Series, MLB Network, TBS and FS1 will share the Division Series, Fox/FS1 will get the NLCS while TBS gets the ALCS, with the World Series airing on Fox, per usual.

Will 2020 MLB be televised?

MLB.TV is available now for 2020, and you can stream every out-of-market game live or on demand, on whatever your favorite device is.

Who is broadcasting the wild card game?


How many MLB wild card games are there?

The Major League Baseball Wild Card Game is a one-game, winner take all, postseason event that was added to the Major League Baseball in 2012.

What network is carrying the MLB playoffs?