Anthony Rizzo

World Series Game 2 start moved up an hour due to threat of rain

World Series Game 2 start moved up an hour due to threat of rain

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was making a move on the mound during the World Series opener when first baseman Anthony Rizzo pointed out another change. 

The start time for Game 2 in Cleveland had been moved up by an hour because there's rain in the forecast. The Cubs and Indians are now scheduled to begin at 7:08 p.m. Wednesday. 

Major League Baseball announced the time shift Tuesday night midway through the Indians' 6-0 win at Progressive Field. 

“Rizzo said, `Hey, look at the scoreboard, the game's been moved up an hour.” So that's when I realized it had been moved up an hour, on the mound,” Maddon said. 

“But with technology as it is and...

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