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MLB wild card Friday open thread

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4 teams. 2 games. Win or go home. Who moves on?

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It's MLB wild card Friday, where it's win or go home. 4 teams are vying for 2 spots in the division series via play-in games. Both match ups will be televised on TBS.

Wild card game 1 features the St. Louis Cardinals at the Atlanta Braves. Kyle Lohse takes the mound for the Cardinals, Kris Medlen toes the pitching rubber for the Braves. This may be the last game of Chipper Jones' career, who is retiring at season's end. First pitch is scheduled for 5:07 PM.

Wild card game 2 has the Baltimore Orioles at Texas Rangers. Joe Saunders will pitch for the O's, Yu Darvish gets the start for the Rangers. First pitch is scheduled for 8:37 PM.

Consider this open thread your tune up for Saturday's Detroit Tigers - Oakland Athletics ALDS opener!