Tribe to Take on Tampa Bay Rays in Wild Card Matchup

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The Indians found out on Monday night which team they will play on Wednesday night in the American League Wild Card matchup at Progressive Field.

It’s the Tampa Bay Rays who stamped their ticket to Cleveland with a 5-2 win over the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas.

The big hit was a 2-run homer off the bat of Evan Longoria early in the game. David Price pitched strong to get the win and extend his team’s season.

The Cleveland-Tampa game is set for 8:07 Wednesday night.

Should the Indians win on Wednesday, they will open their American League Divisional series against the Boston Red Sox in Beantown on Friday afternoon at 3 p.m.

Rookie Danny Salazar will get the start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay.

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