Crimson Sox-Yankees postponed by rain; doubleheader set for Thursday

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Fans wore ponchos in the stands during a rain delay at Fenway Park Wednesday.
Followers wore ponchos within the stands throughout a rain delay at Fenway Park Wednesday. AP Picture/Steven Senne

BOSTON (AP) — The New York Yankees and Boston Crimson Sox had a sport postponed by rain for the second time in three days on Wednesday evening.

New York and Boston performed a doubleheader on Tuesday after Monday’s opener of the four-game collection was postponed.

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They are going to now play one other twinbill on Thursday, with the primary sport scheduled for 1:35 p.m. The nightcap will stay at its frequently scheduled time of seven:15 p.m.

The Yankees (73-72) swept Tuesday’s doubleheader to drag even with the Crimson Sox for final place within the AL East.

After an early-afternoon downpour on Wednesday, the tarp was taken off the sector, solely to be returned earlier than the scheduled 7:10 p.m. begin as a gentle rain fell. The sport was referred to as off at 8:59 p.m.

RHP Tanner Houck (4-9, 5.28 ERA) is scheduled to start out Thursday’s first sport for the Crimson Sox, opposed by RHP Michael King (4-5, 2.82). RHP Clarke Schmidt (9-8, 4.54) is predicted to begin to begin the second sport for New York. Boston had not named a starter for the second sport.

TRAINER’S ROOM

Crimson Sox: RHP Kenley Jansen was positioned on the COVID-19-related injured record. Jansen left the the second sport of Tuesday’s doubleheader, a 4-1 loss, after dealing with simply two batters within the ninth inning. He threw 12 12 pitches with out recording an out. Supervisor Alex Cora mentioned after that sport Jansen was experiencing dizziness. To fill Jansen’s spot on the roster, LHP Brandon Walter was recalled from Triple-A Worcester. … RHP Kaleb Ort, on the injured record since July 5 with proper elbow irritation, threw one inning of stay batting follow on Wednesday. … RHP Zack Kelly, out since April 13 with proper elbow irritation, is predicted to throw two innings in a minor league rehab sport on Friday.


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