The first nor’easter of the fall season will plow its way into the Tri-State Area Thursday morning, and is expected to affect the morning commute and stick around all day.
The game was scrubbed four hours before the scheduled 7 p.m. start time. Shane Greene (3-1) had been set to face Baltimore’s Wei-Yin Chen (12-4).
The game will be made up as the second game of a doubleheader Sunday. The opener is scheduled to begin at 1:05 p.m.
No makeup date was immediately announced Wednesday. The Mariners say the teams will play their regularly-scheduled game Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.
Wednesday night’s game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets has been postponed by rain.
The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather. The teams will make up the game Wednesday as part of a day-night doubleheader.
The Miami Marlins’ series opener at the New York Mets on Friday night was postponed because of rain. The game was rescheduled as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 14 at 4:10 p.m.
It was easily determined whether Andy Pettitte or rookie David Phelps would pitch the first game or the nightcap. “Andy, you kind of give (Andy) his choice,” said manager Joe Girardi.
After 19 straight days of games, some extra time off for the Mets — losers of four straight — doesn’t look so bad.
Tuesday night’s game in New York was postponed by rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Thursday, giving the rolling Rockies a rest on the road and the Mets a rainy, if temporary, reprieve.
The Yankees will keep A.J. Burnett on schedule to pitch Thursday after Wednesday’s rainout. Freddy Garcia’s first start with his new team will be pushed back to next week. “It’s hard, because Freddy is going to go a while before he gets a start,” manager Joe Girardi said.