Despite a gloomy forecast that calls for rain throughout the day today, it looks like the Orioles and Red Sox will start their 11:05 a.m. Patriots' Day game on time.
The 11:05 start time on Patriots’ Day is a tradition here in Boston. It’s a state holiday in Massachusetts, marking the anniversary of Paul Revere’s ride and the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775. The annual Boston Marathon also takes place today and the race’s course will go through nearby Kenmore Square just past Fenway Park’s left-field fence.
The Orioles have lost two of their six Patriots' Day meetings with the Red Sox, including last year’s 7-6 loss here.
Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy (left...