CLEVELAND (WJW) – Post-season baseball is upon us in Cleveland!
The Cleveland Guardians pulled off a victory in game one of the Wild Card series against the Tampa Bay Rays. The match-up is a “best of three.”
The focus now turns to game two.
Here’s what we know about the match-up:
Game 2 – 12:07 p.m.
- Ceremonial First Pitch: Mike Hargrove
- Color Guard – United States Navy
- Anthem: Jon Ridinger
Fans are being asked to “Rock your Red!” for the entire postseason.
“We are hoping to fill Progressive field with a sea of red for the postseason and even if you can’t come down, wear red on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday,” said Guardians spokesperson Austin Controulis.
All weekend long, Gateway Plaza will be full of pregame festivities ahead of each Wild Card game. The fun includes visits from Slider & The Dogs, swag giveaways for fans, and more.
For those attending the game, the gates open at 10 a.m.
Each game will be nationally broadcast.
Tickets for Game 3 (if necessary) are still available.
Ticket information can be found, here.
Game 3 (if necessary) – 4:07 p.m.
- Ceremonial First Pitch: Andre Thornton
- Color Guard: United States Marines
- Anthem: Emyrson Flora (Reminderville, OH native, Top-10 run on American Idol)
- God Bless America: Hannah Tramonte
The winner of this series will head to New York for the ALDS, but right now the focus is getting past the Rays.