Sports Blue Jays game postponed in Cleveland for second straight day

06:57  16 april  2018
06:57  16 april  2018 Source:   Toronto Star

Blue Jays game in Cleveland postponed by rain, rescheduled for May

  Blue Jays game in Cleveland postponed by rain, rescheduled for May Blue Jays game in Cleveland postponed by rain, rescheduled for MayThe second game of their series in Ohio never started and was rescheduled for Thurs. May 3 at 1 p.m., which had been a day off for both teams between a pair of road series for the Blue Jays in Minneapolis and Tampa.

Rain, rain doesn't go away: Indians, Tigers postponed for second day in row, no makeup set. For the second straight day Cleveland 's game against Detroit was rained out, denying the Indians a chance to maybe get back to .500 and slowing their charge in the AL wild-card race.

The 2016 Toronto Blue Jays season was the 40th season of the franchise in the American League East division of Major League Baseball, and the 27th full season of play (28th overall) at Rogers Centre. They advanced to the playoffs where they defeated the Baltimore Orioles in the Wild Card Game and


Spectators sit as they wait out a rain delay in a baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and the Jays on Saturday. © David Dermer Spectators sit as they wait out a rain delay in a baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and the Jays on Saturday.

CLEVELAND—Rain has postponed a game between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians for a second straight day.

Sunday’s game was called about four hours before the scheduled 1:10 p.m. first pitch. Saturday’s game also was postponed. The teams will play a traditional doubleheader starting at 1:10 p.m. on May 3, previously an off day for both clubs.

Toronto, in its only previously scheduled trip to Cleveland this season, broke the Indians’ five-game winning streak with an 8-4 victory Friday night.

Rain postpones Indians-Blue Jays for 2nd straight day

  Rain postpones Indians-Blue Jays for 2nd straight day Rain postpones Indians-Blue Jays for 2nd straight daySunday's contest between the Cleveland Indians and Toronto Blue Jays at Progressive Field has been postponed due to rain, the Indians announced. It's the second straight day the Blue Jays and Indians were washed out by Mother Nature.

BALTIMORE — Tuesday’s game between the Blue Jays and Orioles was postponed due to rain and will be made up in a single-admission double-header on The Jays , who hold a 5 1/ 2 - game lead over the New York Yankees in the American League East, will have to wait another day to clinch their first

TORONTO — End of a game , end of a series, end of a season. But, the end of an era? The Toronto Blue Jays lost Game 5 of the American League Championship Series 3-0 on Wednesday night, which was bad enough. It means Cleveland will go to the World Series, and the Blue Jays will go home.

Corey Kluber (1-1) had been scheduled to start for Cleveland on Sunday. The reigning AL Cy Young winner is expected to pitch Tuesday night when the Indians open a two-game series in San Juan, Puerto Rico, against the Minnesota Twins.

Jaime Garcia (1-0) had been scheduled to start for Toronto on Sunday. The Blue Jays open a three-game series Monday night against Kansas City at Rogers Centre.

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Richard Griffin: Blue Jays open Cleveland series with a bang .
It was an unlikely 8-4 win for the Blue Jays in the opener of their weekend series against the Indians at Cleveland’s Progressive Field on Friday night, the kind of comeback victory they did not enjoy all of last April. A sort-of Ohio two-step that set up the Jays’ winning run in the top of the seventh inning. With Steve Pearce on second base and a 1-and-2 count, Cleveland reliever Andrew Miller threw a nasty slider to Teoscar Hernandez that seemed to catch the corner. Miller took two steps toward his dugout, and Hernandez took two steps toward his, but the umpire called it ball two.

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