Originally posted on Big League Stew  |  Last updated 10/9/11
Major League Baseball is having a difficult time figuring out this whole weather forecasting thing. As you know, MLB suffered through quite an embarrassing ordeal in Game 1 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium, misreading the forecast and ultimately having a marquee Justin Verlander and CC Sabathia pitching matchup washed away less than two innings in. That game ended up being suspensed and continued the following day, which certainly had a negative affect on both team's pitching plans, as well as travel plans for both them and the fans. They had another rough night on Saturday, as two seperate rainfalls in Game 1 of the ALCS caused two extended rain delays during the top of the fifth inning. Texas Rangers starter C.J. Wilson returned to the mound after the first one, and clearly struggled to regain his rhythm. Verlander was again on the mound for Detroit, and he was unable to return after the second at the second delay. With forecasts not looking good for Sunday night, commissioner Bud S...
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