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Snow forces postponement of Royals game

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Kansas City Royals pitcher Luis Mendoza gestures in the dugout as snow falls during a weather delay of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday in Kansas City, Mo.

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Rain started to fall at first pitch, and by the time the Kansas City Royals’ game against the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed Thursday afternoon, Kauffman Stadium resembled a snow globe.
Fat flakes were sticking to the field, and members of both teams popped out of their dugouts to take in a spectacle more suited to January or February. There hasn’t been measurable snow in May in Kansas City since 1907.
No makeup date was set and the game will be replayed in its entirety — Kansas City led 1-0 midway through the fourth inning when it ...


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