Tuesday's steady rain in Pittsburgh led to the postponement of a game between the Pirates and Tigers for the third time this season. It was the 28th game overall postponed by weather, the most through April since records were kept starting in 1986.
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Steady rain forced the Pittsburgh Pirates and Detroit Tigers to postpone the opener of their three-game interleague series on Tuesday.
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Christina Kahrl MLB Staff Writer
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Both games of Sunday's doubleheader between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers have been postponed because of rain.
Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer
With inclement weather in Detroit this weekend, the Yankees and Tigers have postponed both games of Sunday's scheduled doubleheader. They'll play at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m. ET on June 4. The teams only got one game in this series, a Yankees win Friday. More rain is on the forecast in the Bronx when the Yankees host the Marlins on Monday.
The first game of Sunday's split doubleheader between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers has been postponed because of rain.
Weather forces the postponement of six MLB games on Sunday, including Shohei Ohtani's start with the Los Angeles Angels against the Kansas City Royals.
The Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees have been rained out Saturday, with bad weather threatening to wash away most of the Yankees' only scheduled visit to the Motor City this season.
Aaron Hicks hit an inside-the-park home run in the second inning, then added a solo shot over the fence in the sixth to send the New York Yankees to an 8-6 victory over the skidding Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Francisco Lindor hit a leadoff homer and drove in three runs, helping the Cleveland Indians beat Detroit 9-3 on Thursday night for their 11th consecutive victory against the Tigers.
The Tigers will be without pitching coach Chris Bosio for a few weeks due to an undisclosed health issue. Bosio underwent tests on Tuesday and doctors recommended he take time to rest.
Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann said the swelling in his jaw has gone down after being hit by a line drive off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kipnis on Wednesday night and he plans to make his next scheduled start.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann bruised the right side of his jaw when hit in the face by a line drive off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kipnis on Wednesday night and left after two batters in the Indians' 5-1 win.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Jordan Zimmermann is the latest pitcher to be hit in the head by a line drive. His injury — a bruised jaw — would not have been prevented by headgear worn (or likely considered) by any MLB pitchers. Several wear carbon-fiber cap inserts, but those offer no protection against shots below the cap line.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was taken to the hospital with a bruised jaw after he was hit by a line drive off the bat of Cleveland's Jason Kipnis on Wednesday.