Red Sox’s traditional Patriots Day game postponed

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Solely Mom Nature can sluggish the Red Sox.

Off to the most effective begin within the 118-yr historical past of the franchise, the Red Sox (thirteen-2) postponed their traditional Patriots Day game Monday due to a forecast calling for heavy rain.

The game — scheduled for eleven:05 a.m. ET towards the Orioles as a part of the vacation that features the Boston Marathon — can be made up Might 17. It marks the primary time since 1995 that the Patriots Day game was postponed.

The postponement units up an intriguing matchup Tuesday, as Boston begins a West Coast journey: The Red Sox will face the Angels and rookie two-approach star Shohei Ohtani, who’ll pitch the opener of a 3-game collection in Anaheim after seeing his begin Sunday washed out in Kansas Metropolis.

Boston’s postponement is the twenty second of the younger season, probably the most in April — with two weeks to go within the month — since 26 have been postponed 2007, USA At this time famous .