Pirates

Pirates-Dodgers Game Postponed

Pedro Alvarez

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — After a long rain delay, the Pirates game against the Dodgers at PNC Park has been postponed.

The teams have not announced a make-up date.

The Pirates were down 1-0 Thursday night before the rain delay started at the top of the third.

The game was called when the delay stretched to nearly 2½ hours.

The rainout was the 27th this season, surpassing the total from all of last season.

Fans holding tickets for tonight’s game can use those tickets for the makeup game or can exchange those tickets for any remaining home game during the 2011 regular season, excluding the following games.

· June 3 vs. Philadelphia

· June 4 vs. Philadelphia

· June 5 vs. Philadelphia

· June 24 vs. Boston

· June 25 vs. Boston

· June 26 vs. Boston

· July 9 vs. Chicago

· August 6 vs. San Diego

· September 24 vs. Cincinnati

Fans who would like to exchange tickets for tonight’s game may do so in person at the PNC Park Ticket Office or by mailing the unused tickets for tonight’s game to: PITTSBURGH PIRATES Ticket Office, P.O. Box 7000, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Fans having additional ticketing questions should call the Pirates at 1-800-BUY-BUCS or visit pirates.com/raincheck.