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 Photograph/Steven Senne

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

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 may now play one other twinbill on Thursday, with the primary recreation scheduled for 1:35 p.m. The nightcap will stay at its recurrently 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 sphere, solely to be returned earlier than the scheduled 7:10 p.m. begin as a gradual 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 recreation for the Crimson Sox, opposed by RHP Michael King (4-5, 2.82). RHP Clarke Schmidt (9-8, 4.54) is anticipated to begin to begin the second recreation for New York. Boston had not named a starter for the second recreation.


Crimson Sox: RHP Kenley Jansen was positioned on the COVID-19-related injured listing. Jansen left the the second recreation 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 recreation 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 listing since July 5 with proper elbow irritation, threw one inning of reside batting follow on Wednesday. … RHP Zack Kelly, out since April 13 with proper elbow irritation, is anticipated to throw two innings in a minor league rehab recreation on Friday.