Major League Baseball playoffs 2022 Scores, bracket, matchups and schedule with Wild Card Series Game.
MLB's postseason started off Friday with the brand-new Wild Card Series. Major League Baseball is using a 12-team playoff format for the first time in 2022,
8 teams are taking part in the best of 3 wild Card Series. The Phillies, Guardians, Padres and Mariners all took 1-0 series leads in the wild-card round on Friday.
The Cardinals, Rays, Mets and Blue Jays will try to keep their seasons alive this coming Saturday on MLB.
The 2 top teams (the Astros and Yankees in the American League and the Dodgers and Braves in the National League) get byes.
The Astros and Yankees in the American League and the Dodgers and Braves in the National League will begin their postseason journeys in the LDS round next week.
Once the Top 2 teams clear the Wild Card Series, the playoffs will resemble their traditional selves, a best of 5 Division Series.
After 101 regular season wins, the Mets are near elimination at the hands of the Padres. Jacob deGrom is presently prone to take the hill with the Mets' season.
Having crushed Blue Jays ace Alek Manoah, the Mariners will go into Game 2 with an opportunity to progress to the ALDS against the Astros.
Saturday's matchup will set Mariners starter Robbie Ray in opposition to his previous club Toronto Blue Jays.