Yankees vs. Red Sox game postponed due to unfavorable weather

Bad Weather Delays Yankees vs. Red Sox Game: Rain at Fenway Park.
Amanda Paula
Saturday June 17, 2023

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Due to inclement weather conditions, Saturday night’s highly anticipated matchup between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox was postponed. Persistent heavy rain made the playing field at Fenway Park unfit for the clash of these fierce rivals. However, fans need not fret, as a split doubleheader has been scheduled for tomorrow to make up for the missed game.

The first game is set to begin at 1:35 PM ET, with Clarke Schmidt taking the mound as the starting pitcher for the Yankees. Later in the evening, at 7:10 PM ET, the second game will commence, with Luis Severino assuming the role of starting pitcher.

In the early hours of Saturday, as meteorologists predicted a rain-drenched day in Boston, a captivating twist unfolded. Against all odds, the heavens momentarily ceased their downpour, defying expectations. It was a remarkable scene that unfolded in the afternoon, capturing the attention of acclaimed journalist Gary Phillips, who promptly shared his astonishment on Twitter. However, the rain returned to reign and the game had to be canceled.

Humorous remarks

Both teams, along with their respective managers, Aaron Boone of the Yankees and Alex Cora of the Red Sox, expressed concerns about the bleak forecast. Boone acknowledged the likelihood of rain throughout the day. At the same time, Cora humorously suggested it would be a suitable evening for a cozy movie night with the kids.

Efforts to salvage the game were made, with the diligent grounds crew promptly rolling out the tarp to protect the infield following Friday night’s contest. However, their preparations proved futile as the rain persisted, leaving the game’s fate in the balance.

Yankees vs. Red Sox delayed by whether. Rain at Fenway Park.

Fans, eagerly anticipating the clash of these historic rivals, were left disappointed as the cancellation was confirmed. The matchup, originally scheduled to be broadcast nationally on Fox, will now be absent from the day’s sporting events.

While the cancellation marks a significant setback, discussions have already begun regarding potential makeup plans. Yankees manager Aaron Boone revealed that preliminary talks had taken place to explore rescheduling the game as part of a day-night doubleheader on Sunday. The prospect of two consecutive games between the Yankees and Red Sox would give fans a welcome dose of baseball excitement.

Hope amidst disappointment

Despite the initial disappointment, baseball enthusiasts have a glimmer of hope. The sport’s unpredictable nature often presents opportunities for rescheduling and making up for lost games. As fans eagerly await updates and further developments, they remain hopeful for fairer weather and a chance to witness the thrilling clash between these two fierce rivals shortly.

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  1. 6/19/23 I wish to comment on a matter that greatly disturbed me and didn’t know where to do this. I am 88 yrs old been advised Yankee fan since 7 yrs old, attended first game at Yankee Stadium! Everyone is aware of the “rivalry” between Yankees & Red Sox and through the years it was never vicious verbal, etc both teams were always gracious.Recently I have viewed statements from the Blue Jays Guerrero Jr. How he & his father “HATE Yankees,etc.
    Since he has repeated this so often he has transfered this HATE to some of his teammates! Guerrero is a talented great player but does he want young children in their little leagues to emulate him being so nasty??? We teach our little leaguers to play as best they can, to play fairly and respect the other teams! He seems to instigate hatred which is unacceptable! I once admired the Blue Jays but I feel their people should make Guerrero STOP his hate triades! Baseball, my favorite sport was always loved by young & old alike, must this wonderful sport be spoiled
    by a spiteful player?? There is too much HATRED in this world to have it also be in a sport that for years never indorsed that!
    Veronica G. Eichorn
    (Formerly lived in NYC,The Bronx, California,now retired in NC

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