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There's no real rules on the subject. They will delay if the rain becomes so bad that the field is not playable due to a soggy surface or standing water. If they postpone the game, they will usually make up he game in the form of a double header the next time they play that team.


Rainout, washout, rain delay, and rain stopped play are terms regarding an outdoor event, generally a sporting event, delayed or canceled due to rain, or the threat of rain. It is not to be confused with a type of out in baseball, though a baseball game can be rained out.


Major League Baseball 2018 Official Rules. A printable version of the 2018 Official Rules is now available in Adobe Acrobat format. Official Rules (PDF) Official ...


NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball rules are specific regarding the situation that occurred when Monday night's Rangers-Yankees game was delayed for three hours and 35 minutes for rain before Texas rallied for a 9-6 victory.. The Yankees led, 6-5, in the top of the ninth, when time was called.If the umpires had called the game at any point during the rain delay, then the Yankees would have won.


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MLB Rain Rules May Need Adjustment The Rangers came back and beat the Yankees on Monday night in the ninth inning after rain delayed the action by 3 1/2 hours.


Help Me Understand Rain Delay Rules (self.baseball) submitted 3 years ago by Kansas City Royals CandyCheetoSteamboat I'm flying halfway across the country to see my Royals play at home for the first time in 20 years.


Yankees-Rangers fiasco should lead to rain-delay rule change ... Yankees-Rangers fiasco should lead to rain-delay rule change ... but the MLB rule book itself appears to suspend common sense in ...


A rainout can also occur after the game has started; at this point the game is "called". If conditions, improve, the game is resumed as soon as conditions permit and played until its conclusion; this is also called a rain delay. If the game cannot be resumed, the following rules apply:


Rain delays in professional baseball, including the major leagues, and many amateur leagues, are governed by the official rules of baseball. These rules dictate who can call rain delay and when. Pre-Game