UPDATE (9:57 p.m.): Play will resume at 10:10 p.m., say the Yankees.
UPDATE (9:50 p.m.): Ground crew removing tarpaulin from the ground.
NEW YORK – The Yankees-Phillies clashes just can’t stand a break.
Their game was delayed by rain with the Yankees ahead, 6-1, in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium on Monday night, with storms expected overnight as Tropical Storm Isaias approached.
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The game was stopped at 9:08 p.m. The teams were supposed to play last week but the coronavirus had other plans.
Here is the forecast for overnight right and Tuesday, via the National Weather Service.
A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms possibly after midnight. Mostly cloudy with a low of around 75. Wind southwest 5 to 9 mph. The risk of precipitation is 60%. New rains are between a tenth and a quarter of an inch, except possible higher amounts during a thunderstorm.
Tropical storm conditions expected. Showers and a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could cause heavy rainfall. High near 79. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Further amounts of rain are possible between 1 and 2 inches.
Tropical storm conditions possible. Showers and a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could cause heavy rainfall. Low around 72. The probability of precipitation is 80%. Further amounts of rain are possible between 1 and 2 inches.
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