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6/18/2013 5:16 P.M. ET

Game 1 of Red Sox-Rays Doubleheader Expected to Resume Late This Afternoon

BOSTON, MA - Game 1 of today's Red Sox-Rays doubleheader, delayed in the bottom of the 5th inning with the Red Sox holding a 4-1 lead over Tampa Bay, is expected to resume later this afternoon.

The current forecast, provided by the Red Sox professional weather service, Telvent DTN, calls for the possibility of thunderstorms to remain in the Fenway area until about 5:30 or 6:00 p.m., followed by relatively dry conditions for the remainder of the evening.

Game 2 of the doubleheader is expected to start approximately 35-45 minutes after the conclusion of Game 1. Fans coming to Fenway Park to attend Game 2 are invited to enter the ballpark to watch the conclusion of Game 1. The official start time for Game 2 will be announced immediately after the completion of Game 1. 

In addition, fans holding tickets for Game 1 are invited to attend Game 2 free of charge. They can exchange their tickets at the Gate E ticket window.


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