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2019 American League Wild Card Game

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2019 American League Wild Card Game
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay Rays 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Oakland Athletics 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
DateOctober 2, 2019
VenueRingCentral Coliseum
CityOakland, California
Ceremonial first pitchMC Hammer[1]
ESPN2 (Statcast Edition)
TV announcersMatt Vasgersian, Jessica Mendoza, Alex Rodriguez, and Buster Olney (ESPN)
Jason Benetti, Eduardo Pérez, and Mike Petriello (ESPN2)
Radio announcersDan Shulman and Chris Singleton

The 2019 American League Wild Card Game was a play-in game during Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2019 postseason contested between the American League's two wild card teams, the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays.[2] It was played on October 2,[3] with Tampa Bay advancing to the American League Division Series to face the Houston Astros.

The game was televised nationally by ESPN.[3] An alternate telecast, featuring Statcast analytics and sponsored by Amazon Web Services, aired on ESPN2.[4] The game set the record for the highest attendance at a wild card game with an attendance of 54,005.[5]

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Oakland entered the game with a 97–65 record, while Tampa Bay was 96–66. They met seven times during the regular season, with Oakland winning the season series 4–3.

The Oakland Athletics secured their third postseason appearance as a wild card team on September 27, finishing second in the American League West, behind the Houston Astros.[6][7] Oakland secured home field advantage on September 28.[8][9] They previously appeared in the 2014 and 2018 Wild Card Games, losing both.

The Tampa Bay Rays also secured their third postseason appearance as a wild card team on September 27, finishing second in the American League East, behind the New York Yankees.[10][7] They previously appeared in one Wild Card Game, a win in 2013.

Game results

Line score

Winning pitcher Charlie Morton, with the 2018 Astros
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:09 pm (PDT) at RingCentral Coliseum in Oakland, California, 70 °F (21 °C), partly cloudy
Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Tampa Bay 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 7 1
Oakland 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0
WP: Charlie Morton (1–0)   LP: Sean Manaea (0–1)
Home runs:
TB: Yandy Díaz 2 (2), Avisaíl García (1), Tommy Pham (1)
OAK: None
Attendance: 54,005

The Rays took an early lead in the first inning courtesy of a leadoff home run by Yandy Díaz off Oakland starter Sean Manaea. Manaea gave up a single to Matt Duffy to begin the second inning, and Avisaíl García promptly homered to extend Tampa Bay's lead to 3–0. When Manaea gave up another home run to Díaz in the third inning, he was lifted in favor of Yusmeiro Petit. The Athletics scored their lone run of the game in the bottom of the third, when a throwing error by Mike Brosseau allowed Marcus Semien to reach third base and Ramón Laureano drove him in with a sacrifice fly. However, Tommy Pham's fifth inning home run off Petit again gave the Rays a four-run lead. Charlie Morton was relieved after the bottom of the fifth by Diego Castillo, Nick Anderson, and Emilio Pagán, who combined for four scoreless innings to seal the victory for Tampa Bay. For Oakland, it was their 30th straight year without a title.

See also


  1. ^ Kleinschmidt, Jessica (October 2, 2019). "MC Hammer gushes over love for A's before ceremonial first pitch". NBC Sports. Retrieved October 5, 2019.
  2. ^ Perry, Dayn (September 27, 2019). "A's, Rays clinch playoff berths, will meet in AL Wild Card Game". Retrieved September 28, 2019.
  3. ^ a b "Here is the 2019 postseason schedule". August 5, 2019. Retrieved August 7, 2019.
  4. ^ Hughes, Katie (September 26, 2019). "ESPN Provides Exclusive Coverage of the American League Wild Card Game presented by Hankook Tire October 2". ESPN Press Room. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
  5. ^ "A's set record for biggest crowd at a wild-card game". October 3, 2019. Retrieved October 9, 2019.
  6. ^ Gallegos, Martin (September 27, 2019). "A's claim AL Wild Card thanks to Tribe's loss". Retrieved September 27, 2019.
  7. ^ a b "A's, Rays clinch playoff berths, will meet in AL Wild Card Game". September 28, 2019. Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  8. ^ @NBCSAthletics (September 29, 2019). "The A's have clinched home-field advantage in the AL Wild Card Game and will host the Rays on Wednesday" (Tweet). Retrieved September 28, 2019 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ Ross, Ben (September 29, 2019). "A's clinch home-field advantage in 2019 AL Wild Card Game vs. Rays". NBC Sports Bay Area & California. Retrieved October 5, 2023.
  10. ^ Toribio, Juan (September 27, 2019). "Rays in postseason for 1st time since 2013". Retrieved September 27, 2019.

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