2013 American League Wild Card Game
Date: October 2, 2013
Brian Anderson, Joe Simpson, John Smoltz and David Aldridge
Jon Sciambi and Chris Singleton
Gerry Davis (crew chief), Ted Barrett, Mike Everitt, Greg Gibson, Phil Cuzzi, Brian Knight
2013 American League Wild Card Game was a play-in game during Major League Baseball's (MLB) 2013 postseason played between the American League's (AL) two wild card teams, the Cleveland Indians and the Tampa Bay Rays (the latter winners of a one-game tie-breaker against the Texas Rangers). It was held at [1 ] Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio, on October 2, 2013. The Rays won by a 4–0 score and advanced to the AL Division Series to face the Boston Red Sox. [2 ] [3 ] [4 ] The game was televised on [5 ] TBS.
The game [ edit ]
Rays starting pitcher
Alex Cobb recorded 6 2/3 shutout innings and five strikeouts. Delmon Young led off the top of the third inning with a home run, Desmond Jennings hit a two-run double in the fourth, and Yunel Escobar had a one-run single in the ninth.
References [ edit ]
^ "Game Preview". Baseball Reference. October 2, 2013 . Retrieved October 2, 2013.
^ "Rays-Indians Preview". ESPN. October 2, 2013 . Retrieved October 2, 2013.
^ "Alex Cobb guides Rays past Indians, into ALDS vs. Red Sox". ESPN. October 2, 2013 . Retrieved October 3, 2013.
^ Chastain, Bill (October 2, 2013). "Famous Rays deliver, topping Tribe in Wild Card". MLB.com . Retrieved October 3, 2013.
^ "Still Playing on Road, the Rays Send Another Team Home for Good". New York Times. October 2, 2013 . Retrieved October 3, 2013.
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