• My Scores
  • NFL
  • MLB
  • Golf
  • NCAA FB

Storm causes delay in Tropicana Field (a domed stadium)

By Matt Snyder | Baseball Writer

The Blue Jays-Rays game Wednesday evening in Tropicana Field (TOR @ TB gametracker) was delayed for a half hour. The root? A thunderstorm in the area, which seems odd, given that The Trop has a dome and games are played indoors. Let's let the Rays' official Twitter account explain how/why:

There was one bank of lights in particular that could be seen on the broadcast that was wiped out, but the wide view makes it seem less than substantial, as Blue Jays reporter Scott MacArthur illustrates with a side helping of snark:

A bit brighter, but not much of a difference, eh?

Anyway, the delay is over and they're playing again.

In related news, the Rays have a lease with Tropicana Field through 2027 and haven't made noticable progress on breaking it, so far as public knowledge goes.

Also, I think Melky Cabrera heard the lightning blast at the aforementioned 16th St. substation ...

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

mlb Video

September 3, 2015
Marcus Stroman's rehab success (1:50)
September 2, 2015
Will Terry Collins ultimately be the Achilles' heel of the Mets?
(2:28)
September 2, 2015
Will Angels and Giants make playoffs?
(1:05)
September 2, 2015
Will Twins and Rangers make playoffs?
(1:10)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now