Doubleheader set Saturday for Phillies-Mets

    It wasn’t just the rain in the Philadelphia area cancelling events.

    The Philadelphia Phillies were scheduled to take on the New York Mets in New York last night, but heavy rain in the area forced for a doubleheader today.

    With a tarp covering the diamond at Citi Field last night, players were left to sit and wait out the storm.

    Today’s games begin at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

    The Associated Press reports the day off comes at a good time for the Phillies, who are in the midst of playing 33 games in 31 days as they finish out the regular season.

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