Detroit (AP) — Both games of Sunday’s doubleheader between the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers have been postponed because of rain.
The games will be made up in a split doubleheader on June 4. The Tigers were scheduled to be off, while the Yankees would have been traveling between games in Baltimore and Toronto.READ MORE: FEMA To Give Detroit Additional 3 Months To Use Grant Money For Vaccination Efforts
Game 1 was scratched about three hours before the scheduled first pitch, with Game 2 called in the early afternoon. Rain was forecast to keep falling until Monday morning.READ MORE: Police: 2 Stable After Detroit Shooting
The Yankees and Tigers were rained out Saturday in what had been New York’s only scheduled visit to Detroit this year. The Yankees won 8-6 behind two Aaron Hicks homers in Friday’s game.MORE NEWS: Jalen Rose Brings COVID Vaccine Clinic To Detroit Academy
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino (2-1, 3.50) will now start on Monday at home against the Miami Marlins, while Detroit’s Francisco Liriano (1-1, 2.13) will pitch Tuesday against Baltimore.