Giants-Mets Ppd, set for doubleheader Tuesday afternoon

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets postponed their game against the San Francisco Giants scheduled for Monday night due to forecasted rain and rescheduled it as part of a doubleheader Tuesday.

The Mets announced the postponement about three hours before first pitch Monday, with 1-2 inches of rain expected starting around 7 p.m.

The teams will play two nine-inning games Tuesday beginning at 3:10 p.m., with the second game to begin approximately...

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets postponed their game against the San Francisco Giants scheduled for Monday night due to forecasted rain and rescheduled it as part of a doubleheader Tuesday.

The Mets announced the postponement about three hours before first pitch Monday, with 1-2 inches of rain expected starting around 7 p.m.

The teams will play two nine-inning games Tuesday beginning at 3:10 p.m., with the second game to begin approximately 30-40 minutes after the end of the first.

Giants right-hander Alex Cobb (1-0, 3.60 ERA), Monday’s projected starter, told reporters he will pitch the first game Tuesday, with ace Logan Webb (1-0, 1.29) starting Game 2.

The Mets had righty Tylor Megill (2-0, 0.00) in line for Monday and ace Max Scherzer (2-0, 3.27) scheduled for Tuesday night. New York did not immediately announced updated pitching plans.

With both teams off to strong starts, the Giants (7-2) and Mets (7-3) are scheduled for a four-game series this week. It’s San Francisco’s only planned visit to New York this season.

The Diamondbacks and Nationals have also scheduled a doubleheader in Washington for Tuesday, and those will be the first twinbills in the majors this season after the league did away with seven-inning doubleheaders adopted in 2020 and ’21 to ease scheduling concerns amid the pandemic.

There was only one doubleheader on the original schedule, but the revised schedule after the lockout included 30 additonal twinbills.

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