BALTIMORE – The Yankees Orioles game in Camden Yards had been delayed due to rain on Thursday, May 31, 2018.
The Orioles had not announced when they expect the first game of the game.
There was a message on the stadium scoreboard asking fans to seek protection for impending lightning.
Here is the prediction for the night, about the National Weather Service, which has issued a flash flood warning for the area:
Showers are likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 11pm, then a chance for showers and thunderstorms 11 clock. Some of the storms can cause heavy rains. Mottled fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind 5 to 9 mph will light after midnight. Precipitation probability is 70%. New rainfall is between one-tenth and one-quarter of an inch, except for higher amounts that are possible during thunderstorms.
WATCH: Sanchez picks up at 3B Grasbinder
Here are pregame notes, courtesy of the Yankees PR:
EARLY BIRDS: The Yankees are 28-4 (.875 ) When they first score this season, the Majors second best winning pct. (Boston, .889, 24-3) and the second most victories (Milwaukee, .857, 30-5) in these situations this year.
CALM ALONG: C Austin Romine beats .462 (1
* Achieved this season in 11-of-18PA with RISP (611 OBP), 7-for-14 (.500) Wadding with 1 double, 10RBI and 4BB.
& # 39 O # 39; MY !: The Yankees scored 154R in 19G against Baltimore in 2017, the highest run of all teams against opponents in the expansion era (since 1961) … was the highest total since the Chicago AL scored 158R in 22G against Boston in 1960 … was the Yankees' highest single-season run against an opponent since 1956, when they scored 158R against Kansas City A.
* RF Aaron Judge hit .426 / .588 / 1,049 (26-for-61) with 31R, 5 double, 11HR, 24RBI and 24BB against Baltimore in 2017 … his 31Rs were the most of any player against one Opponents in a season since Ted Williams scored 31R in 1947 against St. Louis-AL … his 11HR were the most of a Yankee against a single opponent since 1961, when Roger Maris beat 13HR against Chicago AL and Mickey Mantle beat 11HR Washington met. AL … his 24BB was the most of a Yankee against an opponent since 1959 … has 12HR against Baltimore in his career, tied for his most against every team (even Toronto).