2013 American League Wild Card Game was a one-game playoff that was played at Progressive Field on October 2, 2013, between the Cleveland Indians and the Tampa Bay Rays, winners of a one-game tie-breaker against the Texas Rangers. The game was televised on [1 ] TBS. The Rays defeated the Indians 4-0 and advanced to the American League Division Series to face the Boston Red Sox. [2 ] [3 ] [4 ] [5 ]
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.
^ "Rays roll on after topping Tribe in Wild Card Game". MLB.com. October 2, 2013 . 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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