05/21 16:02 CDT Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday
Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday
ST. LOUIS (AP) --- The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis
Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because of a forecast for
severe weather and rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service said there was a "threat for severe thunderstorms
producing tornadoes, strong winds, large hail, and additional flash flooding"
on Tuesday night.
Homer Bailey (4-4) had been scheduled to start for the Royals and Michael Wacha
(3-1) for the Cardinals in the opener of the series, a rematch of the 1985
World Series won by Kansas City in seven games.
St. Louis had lost seven of 10 games. Kansas City won Sunday to stop a
four-game losing streak.
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