What Time Are Today’s Wild Card Games?

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By Valerie Becker

Are you ready for some playoff baseball? The MLB postseason is officially underway, with the Wild Card games set to kick off today. If you’re wondering what time the games are starting, we’ve got you covered.

Today’s Wild Card Games Schedule

American League

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox: The iconic rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox will be put on display in tonight’s American League Wild Card game. The game will take place at Fenway Park in Boston, with first pitch scheduled for 8:08 PM EST.

  • If you’re a Yankees fan, you’ll want to tune in to TBS to catch the action.
  • Red Sox fans can catch the game on ESPN.

National League

Los Angeles Dodgers vs. St. Louis Cardinals: In the National League, the Dodgers will face off against the Cardinals at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The game is scheduled to start at 10:10 PM EST.

  • If you’re rooting for the Dodgers, turn your TV to TBS.
  • Cardinals fans can watch on ESPN2.

What To Expect From These Wild Card Games

The Wild Card games are always exciting matchups, as teams fight for their chance to advance deeper into the postseason. With just one game standing between these teams and elimination, expect both games to be intense battles from start to finish.

In Boston, two of baseball’s most storied franchises will go head-to-head in a winner-take-all matchup that promises plenty of drama and excitement. Will it be Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton leading the way for New York? Or will Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers power the Red Sox to victory?

Meanwhile, out on the West Coast, the Dodgers will look to continue their recent postseason success against a talented Cardinals team. The Dodgers boast a deep lineup and a dominant pitching staff, but the Cardinals have plenty of weapons of their own.

Will it be Max Muncy and Cody Bellinger leading the way for L.A.? Or will Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt power St. Louis to victory?


So there you have it – the start times for today’s Wild Card games! Whether you’re a die-hard fan or just tuning in for some exciting postseason baseball, these matchups are sure to deliver plenty of excitement. So grab your snacks and settle in for what promises to be an unforgettable night of baseball!