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TAMPA BAY RAYS (92-71) vs. CLEVELAND INDIANS (92-70)
Where: Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH
Gametime: 8:07 p.m.
Radio: ESPN Radio
Weather: Partly cloudy, 69 degrees, wind 6 mph
Starting pitchers: TB – Alex Cobb (11-3, 2.76) / CLE – Danny Salazar (2-3, 3.12)
After taking care of the Texas Rangers in a tiebreaker in Game 163, the Tampa Bay Rays now head to Cleveland for another one-and-done scenario. This time it’s the AL Wild Card game and the winner heads to Boston to battle the Red Sox in a five-game series starting Friday.
Though the Indians haven’t played in two days, they enter the playoffs the hottest team in the majors. They ran off ten straight wins to close the regular season, and took advantage of an easy schedule in September by winning 21 of their 27 games in the final month. The last team the Indians faced…
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