Major League Baseball’s first foray into a best-of-three wild-card round provided its share of memorable moments.
A 15-inning, 432-pitch game. A seven-run comeback win. Joe Musgrove’s ears.
Divisional series’ are best of five
Now it’s on to the division series, which is business as usual with a best-of-five format. The four matchups are Braves-Phillies, Padres-Dodgers, Mariners-Astros and Guardians-Yankees and all of them begin Tuesday.
The Astros, Yankees, Braves and Dodgers got to rest and watch the wild-card drama round from home, thanks to superior regular season records.