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Yankees-Diamondbacks rained out Saturday as city feels effects of Tropical Storm Ophelia

Yankees-Diamondbacks game rained out
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NEW YORK — The New York Yankees vs. Arizona Diamondbacks game in the Bronx on Saturday was postponed because of a forecast of sustained rain.

The Yankees made the announcement more than four hours before the scheduled first pitch at 1:05 p.m 

The rescheduled game will be played Monday, Sept. 25 at 1:05 p.m., the Yankees said. 

Zach Davies (2-5) had been scheduled to start for the Diamondbacks and Carlos Rodón (3-6) for the Yankees.

Arizona (81-73) began Saturday in position for the second NL wild card, one game ahead of the Chicago Cubs (80-74), who were holding the third and final wild card spot. Miami (79-75) was one game behind the Cubs, and Cincinnati (79-76) another half-game back.

New York (78-76) was seven games behind Houston (85-69) for the final AL wild card, also trailing Seattle (84-69).

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