No days off, everybody. We had 4 video games of playoff baseball yesterday, and we’ll get 4 video games of playoff baseball right this moment, together with Sport Three of the ALDS between the Yankees and the Rays. The Yankees received Sport One handily due to a ninth-inning explosion, however dropped a tricky Sport Two to arrange this vital third sport in San Diego.
Outdoors of tremendous aces like Gerrit Cole and CC Sabathia, it’s laborious to think about a Yankee pitcher of current classic followers would quite see on the mound in a pivotal spot than Masahiro Tanaka. The veteran right-hander struggled his final day trip, maybe partially due to a pair of rain delays in Cleveland final Wednesday. In any occasion, Tanaka’s playoff observe file speaks for itself, as does the whole thing of his high quality seven-year profession in pinstripes.
Tanaka will face off with right-hander Charlie Morton. Earlier than then, the second sport of the NLDS between the Braves and Marlins will get underway, as will the third sport of the opposite ALDS between the Athletics and Astros.
The way to Watch
Time: 7:10 p.m. EST
Location: Petco Park, San Diego, California
Radio: ESPN Radio, WFAN 660/101.9 FM, WADO 1280 (local listings)