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09/29/2012 12:53 PM EST

Texas Rangers Weather Update (As of 2:57 p.m.)

Today’s game will not start until 5:00 p.m. CT at the earliest

Arlington, Texas– The current forecast for the vicinity of Rangers Ballpark in Arlington calls for  moderate rain over the next several hours. With the current forecast, it is anticipated that today’s game between the Rangers and Angels, scheduled to begin at 3:05 p.m. CT, will not start until 5:00 p.m. CT at the very earliest.

The Rangers will do everything possible in order to play today’s game. However, the Rangers want to alert our fans about the current forecast, and the possibility of further delays exist if the precipitation becomes heavier as the day progresses.

Additional updates will be provided as necessary.

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