CLEVELAND, Ohio (WKBN) – The Cleveland Guardians will face the Tampa Bay Rays in the best-of-three American League Wild Card series beginning later this week.
The series begins on Friday, with first pitch slated for 12:07 p.m. at Progressive Field. The game will be televised on ESPN. Shane Bieber will start for Cleveland, while Shane McLanahan will be on the mound for Tampa Bay.
Games two of the series is set for Saturday at 12:07 p.m. on ESPN2. The pitching matchup features Cleveland’s Triston McKenzie against Tampa Bay’s Tyler Glasnow.
Game three is Sunday at 4:07 p.m. (if necessary) on ESPN. Cal Quantrill would start for the Guardians. The Rays’ game three starter has not been announced.
Cleveland went 4-2 against Tampa Bay during the regular season.