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2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

Posted on: October 26, 2011 11:02 am
Edited on: October 26, 2011 3:38 pm
 


UPDATE: Game 6 has been postponed

By C. Trent Rosecrans

The Cardinals have a meeting at 1 p.m. CT with Major League Baseball to determine if Game 6 of the World Series can be played Wednesday night, or whether to postpone it due to the threat of rain in St. Louis, Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak told 590 The Fan in St. Louis.

"I also think it makes a lot of sense not to play if it's going to be sort of stop-and-go baseball and we're going to be pulling the tarp multiple times," Mozeliak said. "Not being a weather forecaster, it doesn't look good based on what I read. But 1 p.m. I have a meeting where they're going to hone in on what's best for the fans."

Mozeliak said MLB would like to announce a rainout early, if possible -- "not to string it out."

This postseason has already been marred by a couple of bouts of rain. Game 1 of the ALDS between the Tigers and Yankees was suspended in the second inning and resumed the next day. Game 1 of the ALCS had two delays totaling 110 minutes and Game 2 was postponed a day.

Mozeliak also noted that if there was a rainout, it would help the Cardinals, giving ace Chris Carpenter an extra day of rest and the possibility of starting a Game 7, if it gets that far.

"I really think if we got to a Game 7, it wouldn't matter because you have all hands on deck, throwing everything out there including the kitchen sink, if it meant winning," Mozeliak said. "I wouldn't over think that too much, because everyone's available. I think it would be an exciting environment, but I'm not overly concerned who would start that game."

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Comments

Since: Oct 20, 2007
Posted on: October 26, 2011 4:16 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

I forgot to mention lack of reading comprehension, thank you for the post to remind me of that. 

You're welcome.  Do you have time for two extra lessons, or does your mom have an early shift at the waffle house?



Since: Sep 29, 2011
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:48 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

Wow teets, I have no comeback for that other than when you get old enough to have children and they enter high school age, you'll see what I'm talking about.

As for football (at any level) in Texas....if you don't know, you never will.




Since: Sep 6, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:44 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

I just don't want the delay in case this series goes to game 7 because I'll miss it due to Friday high school football as my son is in the marching band and we never miss the opportunity to watch him play.


TX_Sports: This is ridiculously illustrative of the difference between St. Louis and Dallas. High school football is so huge down there, I suppose it is excusable that you and your son would choose it over WS game 7.

If I had a son who played HS football, I would order him to skip it in favor of game 7. In fact, I wouldn't be surprised if the schools postponed the season for one week, because EVERY player would probably rather watch the Cards.



Since: Sep 29, 2011
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:44 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

Everything is a conspiracy, isn't it?
Sorry about that EJ...bad attempt at sarcasim on my part based on the CBS story.  I don't think Selig is smart enough to concoct a conspiracy anyway....it takes brains to develop  a good conspriracy. 




Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:40 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

And, if you think that a team that won 96 games in the regular season is MILES better than a team that won 90 games, then you should attend the same lesson.

I forgot to mention lack of reading comprehension, thank you for the post to remind me of that. 



Since: Sep 29, 2011
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:40 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

That's the way it usually goes teets...call it and the sun is sure to come out....keep it as scheduled and it becomes a 5 hour game with delays...



Since: Sep 6, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:39 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

If you live in Tennessee NASCAR has more fans. If you leave the sticks where people don't marry their cousins MLB has way more fans.



Also well said.




Since: Sep 6, 2006
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:38 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

If you don't care about baseball, stay the hell off the baseball message boards.


Well said.



Since: Oct 20, 2007
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:37 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

Well, the Cards got their way and the game is postponed...




Everything is a conspiracy, isn't it?



Since: Sep 29, 2011
Posted on: October 26, 2011 3:37 pm
 

2 p.m ET weather meeting to decide Game 6 fate

EJ...thanks for the info on that.  Actually, now I do like the idea of another rest day for Josh Hamilton...not to mention maybe the weather may be a little warmer from what some have said. 


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