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Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Yankees-Orioles postponed after rain, grounds-crew fumble

The game between the New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles scheduled for Monday was postponed after a rain delay, with an apparent botched removal of the tarp by the grounds crew leaving Yankee Stadium with unplayable field conditions.

The game will be made up as the first game of a single-game admission doubleheader Wednesday. The opener will begin at 3:05 p.m. ET. Game 2 will begin no earlier than 6:35 p.m.

The Monday game was originally slated to start at 6:35 p.m., but because of rain, the Yankees bumped the start back to 7:45 p.m. The grounds crew began removing the tarp a few minutes before the new start time, but the water on the tarp wound up getting dumped in left field.

In other words, it isn’t just the Yankees’ medical staff who are incompetent….

 

QLE Posted: May 14, 2019 at 03:49 AM | 9 comment(s)
  Beats: rain, tarp, yankee stadium

Friday, May 10, 2019

Heavy downpours slip through Minute Maid Park roof

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK)—Houston Astros fans got a bit of a downpour as the home team took on the Texas Rangers.

During Thursday night’s game, even though Minute Maid Park had its roof closed, the heavy rain still managed to pour in on their game.

Fans shared their images as they hurried to exit the wet baseball stadium.

So, how long before Astros management uses this as an excuse to get another dome?

 

QLE Posted: May 10, 2019 at 08:35 AM | 23 comment(s)
  Beats: astros, dome, minute maid park, rain

 

 

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