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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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Mike Asti is an experienced media personality and journalist with a vast résumé and skillset, most notably with TribLIVE Radio, WPXI and 93.7 The Fan. Asti now serves as the Managing Editor of WV Sports Now, manages and serves as the lead host for Pittsburgh Sports Live and contributes to Steelers Now, Pittsburgh Sports Now and Nittany Sports Now. He also contributes to West Virginia's Metro News among other outlets.


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