The Cubs actually did want to postpone Saturday’s game

… and even more about baseball and the weather.

The Cubs have had three games postponed already this season, and we’re barely to mid-April. One of those games (the home opener) has already been made up (the next day), and the other two have been rescheduled.

Those are three of 24 games that have been postponed across Major League Baseball. That’s the most in April since 2007 (26), and there’s still almost half a month to go. These have occurred in 10 cities: Chicago, Detroit, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Kansas City, New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, San Francisco and Toronto. Yes, Toronto, where they have a domed stadium. This is what happened in Toronto Monday:

Falling ice punctured a small hole in Rogers Centre roof …

— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) April 16, 2018

And so, they will play a single-admission doubleheader Tuesday there, as the roof has now been fixed:

Two people climbed on top of the Rogers Centre’s roof, in the snow, to fix the hole in the roof (via @Terry_Hussey)

— ESPN (@espn) April 16, 2018

Anyway, back to the Cubs. I posted two articles on this topic Sunday, one noting the comments of …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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