Jays welcome Mariners for wild-card series opener


TORONTO – Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah will get the beginning for Recreation 1 of Toronto’s wild-card collection in opposition to the Seattle Mariners this afternoon.

A sellout crowd is anticipated at Rogers Centre for the Blue Jays’ first dwelling playoff recreation since 2016.

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The Mariners will ship Luis Castillo to the mound.

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Toronto secured the highest wild-card seed earlier this week to safe home-field benefit for all video games within the best-of-three collection.

The collection winner will advance to the American League Division Sequence beginning Tuesday in Houston.

The Blue Jays final reached the AL Championship Sequence in 2016 and final received the World Sequence in 1993. Seattle, a franchise that entered Main League Baseball with the enlargement Blue Jays in 1977, hasn’t performed a playoff recreation since dropping the ALCS in 2001.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 7, 2022.

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