Who Won the Wild Card Games Last Night?

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By Monica Bates

Last night, the wild card games took place in the MLB playoffs, and it was an intense night of baseball. The two games that were played were between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox in the American League, and between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the St. Louis Cardinals in the National League.

Yankees vs Red Sox

In a nail-biting game, the Boston Red Sox edged out a win over their rivals, the New York Yankees. The game ended with a score of 6-2 in favor of Boston.

The Red Sox started off strong with a two-run homer by Xander Bogaerts in the first inning. From there on out, they maintained their lead throughout the game with solid pitching from their ace Chris Sale.

Key Players for Boston:

  • Xander Bogaerts (SS) – 1 HR
  • Chris Sale (P) – 6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER
  • Rafael Devers (3B) – 3-for-4 with an RBI

Dodgers vs Cardinals

In another exciting game, the Los Angeles Dodgers emerged victorious against the St. Louis Cardinals. The Dodgers won by a score of 4-2 thanks to some clutch hitting by Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager.

Key Players for LA:

  • Cody Bellinger (CF) – 1 HR, 2 RBI
  • Corey Seager (SS) – 1-for-4 with an RBI double
  • Jansen Kenley (RP) – Recorded his first save of the postseason.

Overall, it was an exciting night of baseball, and both games were closely contested. The Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers will move on to the divisional round of the playoffs, where they will face off against the Tampa Bay Rays and San Francisco Giants, respectively.