River Cats rained out in Fresno, doubleheader scheduled for Friday

Series opener with Fresno postponed due to wet grounds, doubleheader Friday beginning at 5:05 p.m.

Thursday's postponement was the Fresno Grizzlies' first rain-out since 2015. (Fresno Grizzlies)

By Sacramento River Cats | May 16, 2019 10:39 PM

FRESNO, CALIF. -- The Sacramento River Cats and Fresno Grizzlies will play two on Friday, May 17. After a couple of unseasonably wet California days, Thursday night's game was called due to wet grounds at Chukchansi Park.

The first game of Friday's doubleheader will be a seven-inning contest beginning at 5:05 p.m., followed by a second seven-inning game starting 30 minutes following the completion of game one.

River Cats right-hander Dereck Rodriguez (0-0, No ERA) will make his 2019 Triple-A debut, facing Grizzlies' righty Mario Sanchez (0-1, 14.14) in game one tomorrow evening. Sacramento is expected to go with left-hander Ty Blach (1-1, 6.14) for game two, while Fresno will turn to right-hander J.J. Hoover (2-0, 5.66).

Catch all of the action live online at rivercats.com, on the MiLB First Pitch app, and on the air on Money 105.5 FM, joining in progress beginning at 6:00 p.m.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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