American League wild card game: New York Yankees vs. Oakland Athletics, Wednesday 10/3, 7 p.m. CT

The postseason continues.

There’s another wild card game tonight. If you feel disappointed about the Cubs, just remember that a team that won at least 97 games during the regular season is going home for the winter after tonight, and possibly a team that won 101 games will be one-and-done.

Feel better now? (I didn’t think so.)

Yankees lineup:

Your 2018 Yankees AL Wild Card lineup…@sapsports

— New York Yankees (@Yankees) October 3, 2018

Athletics lineup:

The Wild Card Squad.#WinForHeroTown

— Oakland Athletics ⚾️ (@Athletics) October 3, 2018

Luis Severino, RHP vs. Liam Hendriks, RHP

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Luis Severino is one of the best pitchers in the game and posted a solid 4.8 bWAR season. He was third in A.L. Cy Young voting last year and will probably get some downballot consideration this year as well.

He made two starts against the A’s this year. The one in May was very good, but the A’s pounded him hard just about a month ago. So, ¯_(ツ)_/¯

The A’s are going with …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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