Blue Jays-Royals game postponed after falling ice damages stadium roof

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The Blue Jays are scheduled to play the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Centre. The team also had its road games against the Cleveland Indians postponed on Saturday and Sunday due to inclement weather. But, even in their climate-controlled stadium, the Jays couldn't escape nature's elements and will assess their options for Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.

Police first warned of ice falling from the tower shortly before 10:30 a.m., tweeting that there were plans to close a pedestrian bridge on John St.


" The Toronto Blue Jays are now working with CN Tower and Toronto Police Service to assess the conditions around Rogers Centre and the viability of playing tonight's game against the Kansas City Royals", The Toronto Blue Jays said in a tweet issued Monday around 1 p.m.

"Fortunately there's been no injuries reported", said Toronto Police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook.


The CN Tower and some surrounding areas have been closed until further notice due to falling ice. According to data from Baseball-Reference.com, the last doubleheader played in Toronto was Monday, July 17, 1989 against the California Angels. Pitchers from both clubs took to the field afterwards to get some throwing in.

It's only the second time in the stadium's history that the team has had to postpone a game. The game was made up later in the month.


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