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       2018 Wild Card Game & Divisional Series Recaps 

 

 

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NL Tues-Oct 2- -8 PM-ESPN Tony Wolters hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Colorado Rockies outlasted the Chicago Cubs 2-1 at Wrigley Field in the longest win-or-go-home postseason game in major league history.
AL Wed-Oct 3- 8 PM-TBS Aaron Judge got the party started with a two-run homer nine pitches in . By the time Giancarlo Stanton capped the mauling with monstrous drive in his postseason debut , New York Yankees fans already were looking ahead to Boston as Yankees pounded the Oakland Athletics 7-2 on Wednesday night to win their second straight AL wild-card game.
     

 

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-Braves-Dodgers

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Game 1 MLBN Thur, Oct4-8:30 PM Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven dominant innings and Los Angeles launched three home runs to beat the Atlanta Braves 6-0 on Thursday night.
Game 2- FS1 Fri, Oct 5-9:30 PM Clayton Kershaw tossed eight innings of two-hit ball in the Dodgers' second straight playoff shutout, and Manny Machado slugged a two-run homer as Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Friday night for a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
Game 3-- FS1 Sun, Oct 7-8 PM Rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. hit a grand slam and Reliever Arodys Vizcaino escaped his own jam in a nervy ninth inning and the Atlanta Braves held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-5 Sunday night, cutting their deficit in the NL Division Series to 2-1.
Game 4-- FS1 Mon, Oct 9--4:30 PM

Manny Machado hit a three-run homer and David Freese came through again in the postseason to lead the Dodgers into the NL Championship Series for the third year in a row. Los Angeles moved on to face the Brewers after taking out the Baby Braves 3-1 in the best-of-five series.

 

RockiesBrewers

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Game 1- FS1 Thur, Oct 4-5 PM Mike Moustakas scored MVP front-runner Christian Yelich with a two-out single in the 10th inning, and the Brewers bounced back to beat the Colorado Rockies 3-2 on Thursday in their NL Division Series opener.
Game 2---  FS1 Fri. Oct 5-4 PM Jhoulys Chacin pitched five sparkling innings on short rest, Mike Moustakas contributed two more big hits and the Brewers blanked the Colorado Rockies 4-0 Friday to take a 2-0 lead in their NL Division Series.
Game 3--- MLBN Sun, Oct 7-4:30 PM Wade Miley pitched masterfully into the fifth inning before turning it over to a lights-out Milwaukee bullpen, Kratz kept up his torrid hitting and the Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 in Game 3 on a cool, misty Sunday to sweep their NL Division Series.
 

Indians-Astros

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Game 1-- MLB Network Fri, Oct 5-2PM A year after launching a World Series-record 15 homers in winning their first championship, the Astros picked up right where they left off, hitting four home runs to power past the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Friday in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
Game 2--  TBS Sat, Oct 6-4:30 PM Gerrit Cole struck out 12 and walked none, combining with two relievers on Houston's second straight three-hitter in a 3-1 victory Saturday.
Game 3-  TBS Mon, Oct 9-1:30 PM The defending World Series champions advanced to the AL Championship Series for the second straight year -- with surprising ease -- by completing a division-round sweep of Cleveland on Monday with an 11-3 lashing in Game 3 helped by two key throwing errors from Indians reliever Trevor Bauer.
 

Yankees -Red Sox

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Game 1--TBS Fri. Oct 5-7:30 PM In the first playoff matchup between the teams since 2004, J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer off J.A. Happ in the first inning of a 5-4 victory over Boston's longtime rivals on Friday night in Game 1 of the AL Division Series.
Game 2-- MLB Network Sat, Oct 7-8 PM Gary Sanchez hit two homers, the second a 479-foot shot clear out of the ballpark that sent New York to a 6-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night and tied their AL Division Series at one game apiece.
Game 3-TBS Mon Oct 8-7:30 PM Brock Holt put the finishing touch on a Red Sox blowout, becoming the first player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game as Boston routed the New York Yankees 16-1 on Monday to seize a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five AL Division Series
Game 4-TBS Tue Oct 9--8 PM Rick Porcello held the Yankees to one run over five innings for his first postseason win in 13 appearances as Red Sox beat the Yankees 4-3 on Tuesday night to win the AL Division Series 3-1, setting up a postseason rematch with the World Series champion Astros

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