Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/18/12
The rain that poured onto Comerica Park on Wednesday night, shortly after Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between Detroit and the visiting New York Yankees was postponed by threatening weather, could wind up dampening the Yankees' parade much more than the Tigers'. And manager Joe Girardi might find himself wondering why he didn't gamble and pitch CC Sabathia on short rest Tuesday night against Justin Verlander instead of waiting that extra day -- two days, as it turned out -- to get his ace on the mound in the ALCS. The Tigers knew a band of showers, possibly heavy, was speeding toward Detroit and the start of Wednesday night's Game 4 was put on hold while they waited to see how the storm was going to develop. Major League Baseball wants to avoid weather interruptions as much as possible in postseason play, to avoid the chance of games not being played to completion and to keep managers from having to discard their starters after only a couple of innings. Pu...
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