Twins-Dodgers game postponed, to be played Thursday

MINNEAPOLIS — For the second time in three days, weather has forced the Minnesota Twins to postpone a game at Target Field.

The team announced that Tuesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers has been postponed due to rain and will be made up as part of a split doubleheader Thursday. The game originally scheduled for Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. CT will now be played at 6:10 p.m. The first game of Thursday’s doubleheader is slated for a 12:10 p.m. start.

The Twins had to postpone Sunday’s game against the Detroit Tigers due to inclement weather. A makeup date has not yet been set for that game, but the Tigers do visit Minnesota several times throughout the season. The Dodgers, meanwhile, make only one trip to Target Field this year, so the hope is that the two teams can squeeze in all three games on Wednesday and Thursday — even though more rain is expected in the forecast throughout the week.

Minnesota right-hander Kyle Gibson was slated to start Sunday against the Tigers, but his start was pushed back to Tuesday. The Twins have not yet announced how the rotation will look after Tuesday’s postponement.

Fans with tickets to Tuesday’s game can either use them for the rescheduled game Thursday night or exchange them for tickets to another game later this season.

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