2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
2-0, 1st in AL East

Renfroe slam helps Rays sweep young Blue Jays in 1st round

Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam and the top-seeded Tampa Bay Rays won a postseason series for the first time in 12 years, overpowering the young Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Wednesday to finish a two-game sweep of their AL wild-card matchup.

Renfroe cracks the game open with grand slam (0:33)
Glasnow fans eight in just six innings of work (1:16)
Zunino goes yard for 2-run homer (0:22)
Snell fans nine Jays, takes no-no into sixth (1:10)
Lowe snags flying bat with cat-like reflexes (0:18)
Margot cranks 2-run jack in Rays' Game 1 win (0:23)
Arozarena triples, scores on wild pitch (0:50)
Kirk breaks up Snell's no-hit bid in the sixth (0:30)
Why the Rays could challenge the Dodgers in a World Series matchup (1:11)

BBTN: David Schoenfield and Hembo preview the first round series in the American League

David Schoenfield joins Buster to discuss why the Red Sox would be crazy not to bring Alex Cora back, the duel between Shane Bieber and Gerrit Cole, Jesús Luzardo starting for the A’s in game one, the Blue Jays’ pitching strategy, and if the Twins can snap its 16-game postseason losing streak (7:36). Plus, Hembo drops by to give his keys to each of the AL series (26:52).

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Charlie Montoyo will have Shoemaker start Game 1 against the Rays and Ryu Game 2. Montoyo: "They are one of the best teams in baseball, so we have to be creative. Our ace will be pitching the second game, but they got like four aces over there!"

Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Photo

Expert picks for the 2020 MLB playoffs

Is this the year the Dodgers win their first title since 1988? Who will make the World Series from a tight AL field? Here are our postseason picks.


BBTN: Tim Kurkjian and Buster draft their most intriguing postseason matchups

Tim Kurkjian joins Buster to discuss if the Red Sox will hire Alex Cora after firing Ron Roenicke, if Dave Dombrowski is a lock to be the newest GM of the Angels, what’s next for the Phillies, why there’s no excuse for the Mets missing the playoffs and the most intriguing postseason matchups (6:44). Then, Sarah Langs stops by to play The Numbers game with notes on the baby Blue Jays, Juan Soto’s batting title and the best pitcher on the planet (27:06).

Team Stats

  • Pitching
  • Batting
Earned Run Average3.563rd
Quality Starts722nd
Batting Average.23821st
On Base Percentage.32811th
Slugging Percentage.42515th