Looking doubtful Rays/Phillies will play tonight

Although the remaining innings of World Series Game 5 are scheduled for 8 tonight, a lot would have to change on the meteorological front for that to happen. The Weather Channel's hour-by-hour forecast doesn't have the rain stopping until midnight.

Pundits are speculating that, barring a drastic change in the weather, tonight's partial contest will be further postponed until Wednesday night, when the Weather Channel's prediction is for partly cloudy skies and fuckin' freezing. Here's a story that explains he rules and contingencies regarding Game 5.

Some folks have asked me if the remainder of the game could be shifted to Tropicana Field. That would be, uh, no. MLB Commissioner Bud Selig has said that the game would be completed in Philly regardless.

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Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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