The Dodgers haven't played a game in Minnesota in nearly three years. And now they'll have to wait at least one more day before playing their next one after Tuesday's opener of a three-game series with the
The game is scheduled to be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Thursday -- weather permitting.
The decision to postpone Tuesday's game was made before players on either team had left for the stadium. And though just a light rain was falling, temperatures were in the mid 30s with a wind-chill of 25 degrees, turning some of the rain into snow flurries. The chance of rain mixed with snow is forecast at 70% Wednesday and Thursday, although temperatures are expected to warm slightly.
Nevertheless, Twins officials said Monday that they believed the improving conditions give them the best chance to get a game in.
Tuesday's game was the third weather-related postponement in Minneapolis this season and the 11th since
If the Dodgers and Twins fail to complete their three-game interleague series, the teams have three mutual off days to play make-up contests: May 19, July 28 and Aug. 25, although the league and the players association would likely have to sign off on those dates.