• Rare rain under the roof at Rogers Centre

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 5, 2012
    Though rare, this wasn't the first time that the Rogers Centre turf felt drops of rain. There have been six official rain delays in Rogers Centre history. There was a brief, unofficial rain delay during the Blue Jays' game against Baltimore on Tuesday night at Rogers Centre. The Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles experienced some slippery conditions because of mechanical troubles with the retractable roof at Rogers Centre. The roof was closed when the game began but opened in the third. The team apologized to fans Tuesday night after the roof was unable to close at the normal speed, leaving many people opening umbrellas to protect themselves from the elements. Groundskeepers had to use drying agents on the mound and dirt cutouts around the bases before the bottom of the sixth inning as rain continued to fall on the infield.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com
    • Bird bath! Rogers Centre roof malfunction lets rain into Jays-Orioles game

      In a year that has seen the Toronto Blue Jays send waves of players to the DL, it only makes sense that the Rogers Centre roof would also be physically unable to perform at some point. And that's exactly what happened on Tuesday night as the ballpark's …
      Source: yahoo.com

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