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Start Times for Mariners-Blue Jays AL Wild Card Series Revealed

Adam Taylor McKillop
The MLB released start times for the Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners AL Wild Card series.
The MLB released start times for the Toronto Blue Jays vs Seattle Mariners AL Wild Card series. / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The MLB finalized its official 2022 postseason bracket on Tuesday night, leaving 12 teams fighting for an opportunity to take home the World Series title. Under the new postseason format, eight teams (four in each league) will battle it our in a best-of-three game Wild Card series.

One of the most highly anticipated battles features the 4-seed Toronto Blue Jays and 5-seed Seattle Mariners. On Wednesday, MLB finally announced when first pitch will be throughout this exciting Blue Jays-Mariners series.

Mets vs Padres Wild Card Start Times

Game 1 is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 7 with a slot at 4:07 p.m. ET. Game 2 is also scheduled to kick off at 4:07 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 8 before Game 3 on Sunday, Oct. 9 at 2:07 p.m. ET.

Per the MLB's new postseason format, all three games will be played at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Canada.

The Mariners enter the season on an all-time high, breaking their 20-year postseason drought and clinching an AL Wild Card spot at 89-72 heading into the final day of the regular season. The Jays, on the other hand, are 91-69 heading into the regular season finale and locked up the top AL Wild Card spot. They finished 7.5 games back of the AL East leading New York Yankees.

Current MLB playoff odds on FanDuel Sportsbook favor the Blue Jays at -174 to defeat the Mariners, who are +148 underdogs.

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