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Tonight's Red Sox game is postponed

Posted by Peter Abraham, Globe Staff  September 3, 2010 02:38 PM

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Nothing official yet. But Clay Buchholz is coming out to throw now and that would seem to indicate that he's not going to be pitching tonight.

The scoreboard is empty, too.

We'll keep you posted.

UPDATE, 2:43 p.m.: According to Fenway security folks, the game was postponed and there will be a doubleheader tomorrow. Nothing official from the Red Sox as of yet.

UPDATE, 2:51 p.m.: It's official, game postponed. Stay home.

We'll get you the details on the tickets and such later on.

UPDATE, 2:52 p.m.: Here you go, direct from the Red Sox:

Tonight’s Red Sox-White Sox game at Fenway Park has been postponed due to this evening’s weather forecast for heavy rain and strong winds associated with Hurricane Earl.

Tonight’s game has been rescheduled as the first game of a day-night doubleheader, tomorrow, Saturday, September 4, beginning at 1:05 p.m. The regularly scheduled game between the Red Sox and White Sox will be played at 7:10 p.m. Saturday evening.

Tickets for tonight’s game will be good for admission to Saturday’s 1:05 p.m. game between the Red Sox and White Sox.

The decision to postpone tonight's game was made in consultation with Major League Baseball and in consideration of the Governor’s state of emergency declaration. The Red Sox and Major League Baseball feel it is better to err on the side of public safety even if the current weather forecast dramatically changes its course.

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