Ain’t this a daisy: Joe Torre just announced that Game 1 has been suspended. You can’t predict baseball. But you can predict weather. Makes you wonder why they didn’t do that here.
Because of the new postseason rules that were put into place after the soggy 2008 postseason, all playoff games are played to their completion, not started from scratch, even if it hadn’t reached the fifth inning.
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Two police officers stand on the field during a rain delay of game one of the American League Division Series playoffs between the New York Yankees and the Detroit Tigers at Yankees Stadium in the Bronx, New York on Friday, Sept. 30, 2011.