Game 1: Josh Bell celebrates his two-run homer in the first inning.

Padres pound Max Scherzer, up big on Mets

Major League Baseball’s best-of-three wild card series begin Friday, a quadruple-header to kick off the first year with an expanded 12-team postseason field. Friday’s winners will have the chance to advance to the best-of-five Division Series on Saturday, with if-necessary Game 3s scheduled for Sunday. In the Cleveland-Tampa Bay opener, Guardians pitcher Shane Bieber gave…