Yankees-Tigers ALCS Game 4 postponed
The Yankees season will extend at least one more day.
Game 4 of the American League Championship Series between the Yankees and Tigers on Wednesday night was postponed due to rain. The game will now be played at 4:07 p.m. on Thursday, when a possible Game 5 was originally scheduled for.
The threat of rain in Detroit kept the game in a delay for over an hour before it was officially called just after 9:15 p.m.
"Based on forecast for inclement weather, #ALCS Game 4 has been postponed to preserve integrity of an uninterrupted full 9 inning game," MLB public relations tweeted.
The weather could put the Yankees in more of a bind than they are currently in, down 0-3 to the Tigers. CC Sabathia was scheduled to start for the Yankees on Wednesday, but will now start the postponed Game 4 on Thursday. Because the Yankees and Tigers now will lose their off-day between Games 5 and 6, Sabathia would only be on two-days rest for a potential Game 7. That likely means he would not be considered for the start.