Who are the best probable starters for the AL & NL Wild Card Games?
Power Ranking the Ace Pitchers Who Could Start in the NL and AL Wild Card Games
The Wild Card games are two of the most exciting events in baseball. Ever since Major League Baseball added the second Wild Card spot in 2012, the two winners of each league’s Wild Card have been denied easy entry into the Division Series. Instead, the two Wild Cards have to play each other in an all-or-nothing single game playoff to see who gets to move on to face the number one seed.
The single-game system puts particular pressure on the ace pitches of these Wild Card teams. With just one game being played, it’s vitally important that pitchers give their team a chance to win. We already have a good idea of who will start in the National League Wild Card Game, but the American League is a bit more confusing. But out of all of the pitchers who could pitch in the Wild Card, which ones are the best? Here are our power rankings of the ace pitchers from the Cubs, Pirates, Yankees, and the Astros. Continue Reading Power Rankings: Wild Card Game Probable Starters – MLB Baseball