The rains rolled into town with the Mariners yesterday, showing up throughout last night's series opener, and it didn't go away. With storms circling around New York all day, the Yankees' game against the M's tonight, the second of the three game set at Yankee Stadium this week, was rained out.
The game will be made up at Yankee Stadium on Monday, June 2nd at 7:05 pm. The Yankees had the day off, as did the Mariners, with a series against the Oakland Athletics starting the next day at the Stadum.
Tonight's starting pitchers, David Phelps, will be skipped over and the Yankees will go with Hiroki Kuroda tomorrow night in the series finale, as planned, and rather than skipping Roenis Elias, the Mariners will push back their rotation to have Elias start tomorrow, not Felix Hernandez, meaning the Yankees will not have to face him this series. Yippie, mini victory!
Here is the press release from the Yankees with some ticket info:
The New York Yankees announced that tonight's game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather. Details regarding the time and date of a make-up game have not been determined.
Fans holding paid tickets for tonight’s game (April 30) may use them for the rescheduled game or exchange their paid tickets for any regular season game at Yankee Stadium within 12 months of tonight’s postponed game (subject to availability).
Fans holding Complimentary (COMP) tickets for tonight’s game must use them for the rescheduled game. COMP tickets or equivalent tickets bear no cash value and do not have any additional benefits that may be offered to ticket(s) with a dollar value.
For complete information about the Yankees’ rainout policy, please visit www.yankees.com/rainout.
For tickets purchased through Yankees Ticket Exchange, please visit www.yankees.com/ticketexchange or call 1-800-355-2396 for complete information about its rainout policy.