Reds rained out for 16th time in 17 seasons at Great American Ball Park

Joey Votto, of the Cincinnati Reds, walks the red carpet on Kids Day at Great American Ball Park on Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Cincinnati.
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Joey Votto, of the Cincinnati Reds, walks the red carpet on Kids Day at Great American Ball Park on Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Cincinnati.

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Credit: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Reds return to action at 1:10 p.m. Sunday

The Cincinnati Reds will keep their perfect record for at least one more day. Their second game of the season against the Pittsburgh Pirates was rained out Saturday afternoon after a 40-minute delay at Great American Ball Park.

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The game will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on May 27. The first game will start at 1:10 p.m. The second game will start at 7:10 p.m.

Fans with tickets to Saturday’s game can use the same ticket for the 7:10 p.m. game May 27 with no exchange necessary. If fans need to exchange tickets for another game, they may be exchanged for any remaining 2019 regular-season home game, subject to availability. Some exclusions apply.

Fans with tickets that have no price printed on them may use their same tickets for the make-up game only on May 27 at 7:10 p.m. with no exchange necessary.

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This was the 16th weather-related postponement in the 17 seasons of Great American Ball Park. There were two last year: Opening Day vs. the Washington Nationals and April 3 vs. the Chicago Cubs.

The Reds beat the Pirates 5-3 on Thursday on Opening Day. The second game of the season will now be played at 1:10 p.m. Sunday against the Pirates.

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