Weather forces six Sunday games to be postponed, including Shohei Ohtani’s start

The Los Angeles Angels’ game against the Royals, in which Japanese star Shohei Ohtani was scheduled to pitch in Kansas City, was the latest to be postponed Sunday because of cold temperatures.

The game will be made up on June 25 in Kansas City.

“Just the simple fact that I was going to be pitching in cold weather, that was a little worrisome for me,” Ohtani said through an interpreter. “Also, I was worried my fingertips might lose the feel for the ball. That was one of the things I was worried [about].”

After a day off Monday, Ohtani will start Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox as the Angels open a six-game homestand in Anaheim.

The Angels-Royals game was the sixth game postponed Sunday by weather. The last time six MLB games were postponed was Sept. 12, 2008.

A split doubleheader in Detroit between the New York Yankees and Tigers, along with a game in Cleveland between the Indians and Toronto Blue Jays and a game in Chicago between the Cubs and Atlanta Braves all were postponed Sunday afternoon.

The Tigers announced the games will be

Article source: http://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/23185759/weather-postpones-mlb-games-sunday

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