As you have got to know by now, Tuesday night’s game between the Indians and Diamondbacks was halted in the top of the fourth inning due to rain, with the Tribe up 1-0. After a delay of three hours and forty minutes, the game was finally postponed, as if it never happened at all. The fine start by T.J. House? Gone. Jason Kipnis‘s RBI double? Gone. Nearly four hours of my life spent playing Internet backgammon and waiting for the game to come back on TV? Gone.
The evening wasn’t a total loss for Kipnis, though, as he and Mike Aviles and Lonnie Chisenhall got to play slip and slide on the Progressive Field rain tarp after the game was called. Professional athletes: they’re just like us!
Game #119 has been rescheduled for 4:05 PM on Wednesday, with the regularly-scheduled Game #120 to follow at 7:05 PM, or 20 to 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game, whichever comes later. Fortunately for ticketholders, there seems to be little chance of rain in Cleveland today.
The lineups for the first game: