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Phillies Postpone Home Opener Due to Wet Forecast

A forecast of considerable rain has prompted the Phillies to postpone the home opener to Tuesday.

A forecast of rain has prompted the Phillies to postpone Monday's home opener at Citizens Bank Park.

The home opener will now be Tuesday at 4:05 p.m. against the Brewers. Tuesday's forecast calls for cloudy skies but no rain, according to the Weather Channel.

A statement posted on the Phillies website says tickets for Monday's game will be honored for Tuesday. Gates open at 1:35 p.m.

PhillyTex April 07, 2014 at 08:02 AM
Agreed. Opening Day features a lot of pre-game festivities and it sets the tone for the season. If it were a mid-season weekday game, I'd say take the chance, but not the Home Opener. Gotta do it right! Go Phillies!
Ned Hardt April 07, 2014 at 09:09 AM
HELLO!! This is PITTSBURGH, not Philly.
Kathy Pattak April 07, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Why are we getting Philly news on a Pgh community site.? What hapened to local coverage?. That is what made Patch such a unique useable site.
PS April 07, 2014 at 04:13 PM
Something must be linked wrong with this story because your Pittsburgh comments are showing up on our Philly suburb patch...
Mike Jones April 07, 2014 at 04:50 PM
There's nothing wrong. This is the new delocalized Patch. They've cross-published this story to all websites in Pennsylvania. That's why you're seeing everyone's comments. For some reason, the people in New York City think we Pittsburghers give a hoot about the Phillies getting rained out.

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