Rain washes out O's against Blue Jays but team acquires Saunders
Sunday's game between the Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays was postponed because of rain and will be made up as part of a single-admission doubleheader on Sept. 24.
The decision to call the game came after a wait of nearly 2Â½ hours. Although it wasn't raining at the scheduled 1:35 p.m. start, a severe thunderstorm was in the vicinity and quickly made its way to Camden Yards.
The rain never stopped.
Baltimore was seeking a three-game sweep against the sagging Blue Jays, who have lost seven straight. The Orioles have won eight of 12 to stay in the playoff hunt.
Earlier Sunday, Baltimore obtained left-hander Joe Saunders from the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade for reliever Matt Lindstrom and cash considerations or a player to be named.
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