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How to watch tonight’s Tampa Bay Rays Wild Card game

By Ashley MacLennan
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 24: A general view during the game between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants at Ring Central Coliseum on August 24, 2019 in Oakland, California. Teams are wearing special color schemed uniforms with players choosing nicknames to display for Players' Weekend. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - AUGUST 24: A general view during the game between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants at Ring Central Coliseum on August 24, 2019 in Oakland, California. Teams are wearing special color schemed uniforms with players choosing nicknames to display for Players' Weekend. (Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images) /
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There are plenty of options to tune into tonight’s Wild Card game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics. We’ll point you in the right direction.

Tuesday night’s National League Wild Card game was thrilling in a way only non-scripted events can be. The Milwaukee Brewers seemed poised to head to the NLDS, with the Nationals trailing 3-1 in the bottom of the eighth. The Nationals won on a tremendous hit from young Juan Soto and a collective gasp of excitement echoed across Twitter.

Rays fans are likely hoping for a little less stress and a more clear cut early lead, but regardless of what happens in Wednesday’s Wild Card matchup between the Tampa Bay Rays and Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum, the stakes are high. The winner goes on to face the Houston Astros in the ALDS, and will hope to continue their postseason run.

Naturally, we’ll all be watching or listening, so we’re here to tell you just how you can tune in.

When: October 2, 2019 at 8:09 ET
Where: Oakland Coliseum (Oakland, CA)
Watch: ESPN with Matt Vasgerian, Alex Rodriguez, and Jessica Mendoza; Additional “Stat” broadcast on ESPN2 with Jason Benetti, Eduardo Perez, and Mike Petriello
Listen: TB – WGES, WDAE; OAK – KTRB 860; KIQI
Tickets: Available for Purchase Here

Starting Pitchers: Charlie Morton (Rays) 16-6; Sean Manaea (A’s) 4-0

The Rays have released their starting lineup, with recently-activated Yandy Diaz taking the leadoff spot, and in a surprising move, Mike Brosseau will be the team’s starting second baseman.

The A’s starting roster has fewer surprises.

Both teams have released their complete roster for the game.

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