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Rain gives parched Texas a little relief, delays Game 1 of ALCS

AP reports:

Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers were delayed by rain in the opener of a playoff series again — twice.

Game 1 of the AL championship series between the Tigers and Texas Rangers was stopped by rain for 41 minutes in the top of the fifth inning on Saturday night. Then, 13 minutes after play resumed, umpires halted the game for the second time.

Detroit scored twice after the resumption to close to 3-2, and the Tigers had the bases loaded with two outs in the fifth when play was halted again.

Get the story on the rain delay here and learn more about the drought Texas has been facing here.