Rays’ Rob Metzler hired by Tigers to serve as vice president and assistant GM

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers You have already hired Tampa Bay The team announced Tuesday the appointment of Rob Metzler, Scouting director, as vice president/assistant general manager. Metzler played 15 seasons for the Rays and was the Rays’ senior director in amateur scouting. He retired from the Rays in 2007. He will work under Scott … Read more

Astros’ Justin Verlander to begin Game 1 of ALDS

HOUSTON Justin Verlander The American League Division Series will begin Game 1 for the Astros Tuesday It was clear that the AL Cy Young Award front-runner would be starting that game. Dusty Baker officially made it official on Saturday. As they waited for the winner of the wild card series, the Minute Maid Park team … Read more

MLB Wild Card Series Day 2.

The first ever MLB wild-card series weekend has begun. Today, up to four teams could be sent packing. The playoff field will grow to 12 teams. for the 2022 postseasonThe four best-of-3 series will decide which teams will reach the ALDS (against any of the above) Houston Astros Oder the New York Yankees) and NLDS … Read more

Jose Ramirez’s 2-run homer puts the Guardians ahead of Rays in AL opener

CLEVELAND — Jose Ramirez Connected for a 2-run homer Shane Bieber The dominant Tampa Bay For 7 1/3 innings and the young Cleveland Guardians The Rays were beaten 2-1 by the Rays in their wild-card opener. They showed poise and professionalism in their postseason debut. Ramirez’s shot Shane McClanahan In the sixth inning, Cleveland ended … Read more

Predictions from the Wild Card to the World Series

The 2022 MLB playoffs Friday afternoon will see the debut of a new format, with 12 teams vying for this year’s World Series title. The Dodgers, who come into October with the MLB’s best record and a record-setting number of wins for a franchise, are looking to add another title to show that their 2020 … Read more

MLB Wild Card Series Day 1. Previews, live results, and takeaways

The first ever MLB wild-card series weekend has begun. As the playoff field grows to 12 teams for the 2022 postseasonFour best-of-three series, which will begin today, will determine which teams advance to the American League Division Series (against the either the Houston Astros Oder the New York Yankees) and National League Division Series (against … Read more

2022 MLB playoff preview — World Sequence odds, matchup keys

The 2022 MLB playoffs are right here — and for the primary time there are 12 groups battling for World Sequence glory. With an additional spherical to start the postseason and the likelihood that this 12 months’s Fall Basic extends to a Sport 7 on Nov. 5, it will likely be a really quick October … Read more

2022 MLB playoffs: Schedule and standings

The 2022 MLB playoffs have arrived. This means that the new postseason format has been introduced. Major League Baseball debuts its 12-team format in 2022. It also boasts an additional wild card spot in the American League as well as the National League. It all starts with a jam-packed Friday featuring eight teams participating in … Read more

The MLB playoff field has been established! The 2022 postseason could be the best!

AP Photo/Hakim Wright Officially the regular season is finished (OK, maybe there’s still a few more games that are slowly coming to their end as you read this). The 2022 MLB playoffs begin Friday. And this year’s postseason could potentially be incredible. There are many stories to follow and 12 teams will be represented. We … Read more

Tampa Bay Rays clinch wild-card spot; Houston Astros secure home-field edge despite loss

HOUSTON Drew Rasmussen He pitched seven innings of effective pitching and won the Tampa Bay Rays The fourth season was a success with a playoff spot, beating the Houston Astros Friday night, 7:03 p.m. The Rays (86-71) opened the day in third place, the final AL wild card spot, just behind Toronto and Seattle. Tampa … Read more