Found June 01, 2013 on Indians Baseball Insider:
One could say Friday’s game between the Indians and Tampa Bay Rays lasted two months. While the box score may say the ballgame took two hours and 59 minutes to complete, it doesn’t account for four hours and 49 minutes of rain delays. Or the fact that play began in May and ended in June. When it was all said and done, the Tribe fell just as hard as the rain did losing to the Rays 9-2. The scheduled 7:05 p.m. start time was pushed back 1 hour and 57 minutes before play officially got underway at 9:02 p.m. Tribe starter Corey Kluber took the hill but would only pitch a scoreless 1 2/3 innings before the grounds crew put the tarp back on the field at 9:18 p.m. Just 13 minutes later, the big white tarp would again come off the field for one batter. Then, for two hours and 37 minutes, Tribe fans endured the longest rain delay of the season. “If you could predict the weather here, you’re better than me,” Indians manager Terry Francona said. Playing just 1 1/2 innings, play would resume fo...
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