The idea of a rain delay probably conjures up thoughts of baseball games and warm summertime storms, not basketball games – and certainly not indoor stadiums.
Flights were delayed by up to an hour and a half Wednesday evening, and thousands of customers lost power, as a round of severe thunderstorms pounded the area.
Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.
After waiting several hours to start Tuesday night’s game, the Yankees held on a few more minutes for the go-ahead run. But the question is, should they have played at all?
This one ended late, but it didn’t take nearly as long as the Yankees game. And when the Mets needed a run, Nick Evans delivered.