Sport Red Sox’s traditional Patriots Day game postponed

16:48  16 april  2018
16:48  16 april  2018 Source:   Sporting News

Red Sox’s traditional Patriots Day game postponed

  Red Sox’s traditional Patriots Day game postponed The Patriots Day rainout is the first since 1995 for the Red Sox, who are 13-2, the best start in the 118-year history of the franchise.Off to the best start in the 118-year history of the franchise, the Red Sox (13-2) postponed their traditional Patriots Day game Monday because of a forecast calling for heavy rain.

Besides a Red Sox game , reenactments of the battles at Lexington and Concord have become a Patriots ’ Day tradition . Through 2010, the Red Sox ' record on Patriots ' Day is 66-49. Games were postponed due to weather in 1959, 1961, 1965 and 1984.

The Red Sox were also scheduled to play a doubleheader the following season, but rain postponed both games against the Washington Senators. While there was never a definitive time start for the traditional Patriots ’ Day game , morning starts were not unheard of.

Only Mother Nature can slow the Red Sox.

Off to the best start in the 118-year history of the franchise, the Red Sox (13-2) postponed their traditional Patriots Day game Monday because of a forecast calling for heavy rain.

Fenway Park © (Getty Images) Fenway Park

The game — scheduled for 11:05 a.m. ET against the Orioles as part of the holiday that includes the Boston Marathon — will be made up May 17. It marks the first time since 1995 that the Patriots Day game was postponed.

MLB not sweating string of postponements

  MLB not sweating string of postponements Inclement weather has postponed 23 MLB games already this season.Inclement weather has postponed 23 MLB games already this season, making this the worst year for weather-related postponements since 2007 when 25 games were lost in March and April.

Story Highlights Boston Red Sox traditional Patriots ' Day game already finished before blasts occurred Boston Celtics are not at home Monday night with city, state and NHL officials we collectively made the decision to postpone tonight' s game .

Patriots Day game to start even earlier. The history behind the Red Sox annual morning game on Patriots ' Day . © 2016 MassLive LLC. All rights reserved. David Ortiz on Red Sox bench for last Patriots Day game .

The postponement sets up an intriguing matchup Tuesday, as Boston starts a West Coast trip: The Red Sox will face the Angels and rookie two-way star Shohei Ohtani, who'll pitch the opener of a three-game series in Anaheim after seeing his start Sunday washed out in Kansas City.

Boston's postponement is the 22nd of the young season, the most in April — with two weeks to go in the month — since 26 were postponed 2007, USA Today noted .

Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says .
The game, scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, could become the rare contest in a dome to be postponed because of weather. The Jays, with CN Tower and Toronto Police, said they were assessing conditions around the stadium, presumably trying to determine whether ice from the tower could conceivably endanger fans making their way into Rogers Centre or had caused structural damage to the dome that will make the surface unplayable.The Toronto Blue Jays are currently working with CN Tower and Toronto Police Service to assess the conditions around Rogers Centre and the viability of playing tonight’s game against the Kansas City Royals.

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