Sports Blue Jays-Royals game postponed after falling ice damages stadium roof

01:21  17 april  2018
01:21  17 april  2018 Source:   thescore.com

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The Blue Jays were forced to postpone Monday's game against the Kansas City Royals after a chunk of ice fell from the CN Tower and damaged the Rogers Centre's retractable roof , causing water to leak onto It's only the second time in the stadium 's history that the team has had to postpone a game .

How weather forced the Blue Jays - Royals game in a dome to be postponed . The Blue Jays and Kansas City Royals will play a doubleheader Tuesday after falling ice from Toront's CN Tower damaged the Rogers Centre roof .

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Not even the Toronto Blue Jays and their domed stadium are immune to a severe mid-April storm that led to a rash of postponed games across Major League Baseball over the last couple days.

The Blue Jays were forced to postpone Monday's game against the Kansas City Royals after a chunk of ice fell from the CN Tower and damaged the Rogers Centre's retractable roof, causing water to leak onto the field.

The two teams will play a traditional doubleheader Tuesday with the first game starting at 3:07 pm.

Crews attempted to repair the roof in time for first pitch but were unable to and the Blue Jays scrapped the game due to safety reasons.

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The Toronto Blue Jays -Kansas City Royals game was postponed Monday after inclement weather caused damage to the roof at Rogers Centre. The game will be made up Tuesday afternoon as part of a traditional doubleheader, the Blue Jays announced late Monday afternoon.

It's only the second time in the stadium's history that the team has had to postpone a game. The Blue Jays' series opener against the Royals on April 12, 2001, had to be rescheduled after metal fragments fell onto the field during a routine test of the stadium's roof.

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Father and son team clamber across massive, steep, slippery surface to patch Rogers dome roof .
Father and son team clamber across massive, steep, slippery surface to patch Rogers dome roofDave Carneiro is used to looking up to his father … especially when dad is strapped to a rope hundreds of feet above the ground, walking along the edge of the Rogers Centre.

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