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ALCS Game 4 will not begin on time due to rain in forecast

Oct 17, 2012, 8:14 PM EDT

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Rain, rain, go away. And all that sort of stuff.

Game 3 of the NLCS was pushed into a rain delay in the bottom of the seventh due to storms blowing through downtown St. Louis, and now Game 4 of the ALCS has also been affected by wet weather.

Neither starting pitcher has warmed up at Detroit’s Comerica Park with the scheduled first pitch time having already passed. We will provide updates throughout the night. It’s not guaranteed to clear up.

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UPDATE, 8:59 PM: The grounds crew just removed the bases and on-deck circle mats from the field. It sounds like this ALCS Game 4 is going to be postponed. Thursday’s forecast also calls for rain.

UPDATE, 9:23 PM: The game has been postponed. It will be made up Thursday at 4:07 p.m. ET.

  1. historiophiliac - Oct 17, 2012 at 8:29 PM

    Oh, crap. There’s supposed to be thunderstorms after 10pm. This game might not get played today.

  2. aceinthehole12 - Oct 17, 2012 at 8:33 PM

    It’s been crap weather in Chicago all day too ! I love the midwest !

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