Sports Report: Blue Jays-Royals in jeopardy after ice falls from CN Tower onto Rogers Centre

22:08  16 april  2018
22:08  16 april  2018 Source:   theScore

CN Tower Closed After Chunks of Ice Fall, Blue Jays May Postpone Game

  CN Tower Closed After Chunks of Ice Fall, Blue Jays May Postpone Game The entrance to the Rogers Centre is closed after reports of chunks of ice falling off the nearby CN Tower, The Star reported Monday. The Star also reported that the Rogers Centre, home of the Toronto Blue Jays, suffered a hole in the roof over right field and that snow is now on the field.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.We will continue to assess the situation and provide an update shortly.

The Blue Jays have had success at the Rogers Centre , winning the 1992 and 1993 World Series. They also attracted four million fans a season during this time. With it’s roof open on a sunny afternoon and it’s location in downtown Toronto alongside the CN Tower , the Rogers Centre is a

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Monday's series opener between the Toronto Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals appears to be in jeopardy after ice reportedly fell from the CN Tower onto Rogers Centre, according to Pete Grahoff of the Kansas City Star.

On Monday morning, the Blue Jays announced they were working with CN Tower staff and the Toronto Police Service to assess the conditions around Rogers Centre and determine whether the game can be played. They're expected to provide an update shortly.

Only once before has a game at Rogers Centre, with its retractable roof, been postponed. As it happens, the Blue Jays' series opener against the Royals on April 12, 2001, had to be rescheduled after metal fragments fell onto the field during a routine test of the stadium's roof.

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