The game scheduled Sunday between the Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles was postponed in Arlington, Texas. With heavy rain falling all morning and a forecast of strong storms ahead, the game was called five hours before first pitch.
The game was going to be the last of a four-game series and both teams have Monday off, but another forecast of bad weather led the league to schedule a makeup game on June 20.
The Rangers broke a streak of 448 consecutive regular season games without a postponement, a 1,054-day span which led the Major Leagues. The club’s last rainout had been on May 29, 2013.
Scheduled starter Derek Holland (1-0) will open a three-game series at home Tuesday night against the Houston Astros. Houston will pitch Scott Feldman (0-1), who played his first eight seasons for Texas, including a standout 2009 when he went 17-8 and led the team in victories.
The Rangers sit atop the AL West at 7-6, one game above the Oakland A’s.