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1st game of Yankees-Tigers doubleheader postponed by rain

April 15, 2018

DETROIT (AP) — The first game of Sunday’s split doubleheader between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers has been postponed because of rain.

Game 1 was scratched about three hours before the scheduled first pitch. There was no immediate word on a makeup date.

Game 2 was still scheduled for 7:10 p.m. The Tigers planned to send left-hander Francisco Liriano (1-1) to the mound against New York right-hander Luis Severino (2-1).

The Yankees and Tigers were rained out Saturday in what had been New York’s only scheduled visit to Detroit this year.

The scramble could be on to find a time when the Yankees can come back to Motor City. The teams have a mutual off day June 4, for example, when New York would be traveling anyway between road games at Baltimore and Toronto.


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