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We can't watch the Mariners, but we can watch Chris Tillman, which is sort of the same thing.

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The site has been filled with nothing but sadness these past 48 hours, so let's watch some baseball to cleanse our mental palates. At 5:00p PST, the playoffs begin.

In our first game of the 2016 postseason, the Baltimore Orioles travel north of the border to visit the Toronto Blue Jays. The two teams squared off 19 times this season to a near stalemate, with the Blue Jays going 10-9, so it's only fitting they have a one-game playoff to determine who moves on (though if Baltimore wins Toronto should call bullshit and force a 21st game).

Marcus Stroman will take the hill for the Jays, he of a 4.37 ERA and 3.71 FIP this season. Stroman pitched to a 3.28 ERA and nearly identical FIP over the last two months of the season, but did not exactly shine against the Orioles throughout the 2016 campaign.

Former Mariners prospect Chris Tillman will get the nod for Baltimore after throwing to a 3.77 ERA this year. Tillman's strikeout rate was his highest since 2013, and he continues to get away with working up in the zone with a relatively mediocre fastball.

If you have cable, you can find the game on TBS. If you do not, you can try to find the game on a Less Than Reputable Internet Website, eventually giving up and settling for the VP debate.