The New York Yankees have postponed their series finale against the Los Angeles Angels due to rain forecast
NEW YORK – The New York Yankees postponed Thursday’s series finale against the Los Angeles Angels because of a rain forecast.
The game was rescheduled for a Monday, August 16, when the Yankees were scheduled to close after a tour that ended in Chicago and before a homestand against Boston and Minnesota.
Los Angeles was closed after a game against Houston that ended a homestand and before the opening tour in Detroit.
New York was recovering from its worst defeat of the season. The Yankees scored seven runs off Shohei Ohtani in the first innings and were 8-4 in the ninth inning on Wednesday night, then conceded seven runs in the ninth inning and lost 11-8.
Closer Eroldis Chapman delivered a Grand Slam to Jared Walsh, pinch-hitter Luis Rengifo broke the tie with a two-run single off Lucas Luetge and Taylor Ward added an RBI single.
New York is 41–39, fourth in the AL East, 8 1/2 games behind first place Boston.
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