MINNEAPOLIS (AP/WCCO) — The Minnesota Twins have rescheduled their postponed game with the Boston Red Sox as part a straight, seven-inning doubleheader on Wednesday.
The Twins called off the series opener on Monday, a day after a fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright in nearby suburb Brooklyn Center, out of sensitivity to the situation and precaution for safety.READ MORE: Vikings Interview 49ers' DeMeco Ryans After Win Vs. Packers
The games on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoons remained on schedule. The Twins said the Tuesday game will be played “after consultation with Major League Baseball, along with local and state officials, including law enforcement agencies.”
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The Monday game was tacked on to Wednesday’s, to begin about 30 minutes after completion of the first game. Per a Major League Baseball rule enacted in 2020 during the pandemic-shortened season, the doubleheader will consist of seven-inning games.
Fans with tickets to the Wednesday game will receive admission to both games. Ticket-holders for the Monday game will receive credit toward a future game ticket plus two free tickets to a future weekday game.MORE NEWS: Shoplifter Shoots St. Paul Liquor Store Worker Twice, Police Say
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