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Written by Maury Brown   
Saturday, 28 May 2011 20:23

Rainouts

After a 1 hour, 25 minutes rain delay, today’s Red Sox-Tigers game that was scheduled to be played in Detroit was cancelled. The game will be made up Sunday, May 29 as the second game of a split doubleheader, which will begin with the regularly scheduled game at 1:05 p.m. and will be followed by the makeup game for tonight’s contest at 7:05 p.m.

The rainout marked the 31st of the season for Major League Baseball, tying 2007 for the most rainouts in the last decade.

Still, even with the bad weather this season, MLB is now pacing ahead of 2010 in terms of attendance. To date there have been 753 games played across the league bringing in a total attendance of 21,354,188 or an average of 28,359. Compare that to last season over the same period when there was 20,698,872 in paid attendance over 737 games, or an average of 28,085.


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