The MLB the postseason has officially begun!

The 12-team expanded playoffs began Friday with eight teams competing in a best-of-three wild-card series.

The Cleveland Guardians led Tampa Bay Rays2-1, in the first game of the day with the AL wild card.

Currently, Art St. Louis Cardinals take part in Philadelphia Phillies in the early afternoon NL wild card game, while Seattle Mariners to visit Toronto Blue Jays in Friday’s second AL wild-card game.

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Here are the best plays from Friday’s action.

Mariners vs. Blue Jays (Game 1)


Sailors wasted no time getting on board in this one. Third base Eugenio Suarez doubles to right field, carrying Julio Rodriguez for Seattle’s first score of the day in the top of the first inning.

Get out of here

Then, the catcher of sailors Cal Raleigh hit a two-run home run to give Seattle a 3-0 lead.

Phillies vs. Cardinals (Game 1)

A fan favorite

Cardinals star Albert Puholz received a standing ovation when he took the plate Friday to start his final playoff streak.

Posting points

Things were scoreless until the bottom of the seventh inning when the Cardinals got their first baseman Juan Yepes homered to left field, resulting in a Dylan Carlson with him. Yes, St. Louis took a 2-0 lead.

Stay tuned for updates.

Sentinels 2, Rays 1 (Game 1)

All efforts

Both teams got off to a strong start in Cleveland, where a a pitcher’s duel unfolded over the first four innings, which featured seven combined strikeouts between the Guards Shane Bieber and rays Shane McClanahan.

Tampa Bay ended the fourth inning with a monster double play to get out of the bases-loaded jam.

Go, go, go!

Rays center fielder Jose Siri hit a solo homer to get Tampa Bay on the board first in the sixth inning.

Jose Siri’s home run gives the Rays a 1-0 lead against the Guardians.

Jose Siri opened the scoring in the postseason with a home run to right-center field to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 1-0 lead over the Cleveland Guardians.


Cleveland responded immediately as a third baseman Jose Ramirez crushed a two-run homer to give the Sentinels a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth inning. It was a lead they would hold until the end.

Jose Ramirez’s two-run homer gives Guardians 2-1 lead over Rays

Jose Ramirez gave the Cleveland Guardians a huge boost after blasting a two-run homer to right-center field that gave them a 2-1 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays.

Padres vs. Mets (Game 1 at 8:07 p.m. ET)

San Diego Padres


New York Mets


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