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How to Watch: Alek Manoah on Mound for Blue Jays in AL Wild Card Round Game 1



With WVU baseball great Alek Manoah taking the mound for the Blue Jays in game 1 of their Wild Card Round tonight, it’s important Mountaineer fans know where to watch their guy in the MLB playoffs.

Manoah, who finished off a regular season full of personal milestones and career achievements, will look to give Toronto a necessary series edge against the Mariners.

The Toronto Blue Jays have named Alek Manoah their starting pitcher for game 1 of their Wild Card Round series against the Mariners, making Manoah the first WVU product to ever start a MLB playoff game.

How to watch

Network: ESPN

Time: 4:07 pm EST

Broadcast crew: Dave Flemming (Play-by-Play), Jessica Mendoza (Color Analyst), Tim Kurkjian (On-Field Reporter), Coley Harvey (On-Field Reporter)


Toronto’s All-Star ace posted a 16-7 record, a 2.24 ERA, 180 strikeouts and a WHIP of 0.99. He also surpassed 300 career K’s and broke a record previously held by Roger Clemens for the lowest ERA ever posted in a single month in franchise history.

Alek Manoah Named AL Pitcher of the Month After Historic September

The Blue Jays and Seattle will play a best of 3 series for the right to advance to the AL Division Series. The first team to win 2 games will move on.

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