Given that all Wild Card matchups are a best of 3, similar to a regular season series, most Blue Jays fans would likely play anyone else but the Rays. But what if I were to tell you that the 1 seeded Rays are the best matchup for the Jays in the first round? wait for gasps* I've provided some of my thoughts regarding the Matchup, considering the likely Rays' Rotation, the Jays 28 Man Roster construction and who gets the ball Game 1.
Having completed a 60-game schedule that seemed daunting at times, MLB is moving on to an unprecedented postseason.
Orioles starter Keegan Akin allowed four runs on five hits in three innings. Travis Lakins Sr. relieved Akin and permitted a walk and struck out two in two scoreless innings.