Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland Guardians postponed due to rain; doubleheader set for July 4

The Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Guardians had their Friday’s video game, set up for 7:10 p.m., delayed due to the fact that of harsh weather condition at Comerica Park.

The premises team brought the tarpaulin onto the field at 5:08 p.m. in preparation for considerable rain. First pitch was postponed at 6:28 p.m. and the video game was formally called at 6:50 p.m.

Friday’s delayed video game will be comprised as the 2nd video game of a split nine-inning doubleheader July 4 in Detroit, following the initially set up video game at 1:10 p.m. The 2nd video game will start at 6:40 p.m.

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Rain hold-up at a Tigers video game versus Seattle Mariners at Comerica Park in Detroit, Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

All paid tickets from Friday’s delayed video game stand for Game 2 of the July 4 doubleheader.

The Tigers are set up to play the Guardians two times more throughout the existing series: 4:10 p.m. Saturday and 1:40 p.m. Sunday. Right-hander Alex Faedo begins Saturday, with righty Elvin Rodriguez tabbed for Sunday.

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After the Guardians, the Minnesota Twins travel to Comerica Park for a five-game series from Monday-Thursday.

The Tigers and Twins have a straight doubleheader Tuesday.

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This short article initially appeared on Detroit Free Press: Detroit Tigers vs. Cleveland: Rain requires a July 4 doubleheader

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