It’s raining at Camden Yards and the tarp is on the infield, but the Orioles likely won’t make a decision on whether they can start playing tonight’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays until as late as 30 minute before the 7:05 start time.
If tonight’s game is postponed, they won’t play a doubleheader Saturday because FOX wouldn’t allow the Orioles to play a doubleheader to interfere with their national night baseball broadcasts. Playing a doubleheader Sunday has its challenges also because it’s the final game before the All-Star break and it would interfere with the travel plans of players on both teams.
In other words, they will try their best to get tonight’s game in.
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Representatives from both teams will gather around 5 p.m. to discuss the forecast. They will also look at off days the teams share as well as travel schedules to see how a game could be made up if not this weekend. The team's only remaining series in Baltimore is the last week of the season.
A decision on a delay must be made 30 minutes before the game at the latest in order to allow both starting pitchers time to warm up.