Ice falling from CN Tower threatens Royals at Jays, report says


However, if ice is already busting holes in the roof of the Rogers Centre, what are they going to do when Vlad Guerrero Jr. gets called up?

The game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Yet the universe is a fickle being, and sometimes unexpected events happen.

The Blue Jays announced earlier on Monday that they were working with officials from the CN Tower and Toronto Police to assess the conditions around the stadium and the viability of playing the game.

But chunks ice falling from the CN Tower damaged the roof and allowed water to seep into the stadium.

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" The Toronto Blue Jays are now working with CN Tower and Toronto Police Service to assess the conditions around Rogers Centre and the viability of playing tonight's game against the Kansas City Royals", The Toronto Blue Jays said in a tweet issued Monday around 1 p.m. "Relatively large" blocks of ice have been tumbling onto the streets and sidewalks.

A weekend ice storm resulted in power outages, canceled flights and road collisions across Ontario.

Crews attempted to fix the roof in time for first pitch but were unable to and the Blue Jays scrapped the game due to safety reasons.

Six games were postponed Sunday across Major League Baseball and two more (Orioles-Red Sox, Cardinals-Cubs) were postponed Monday, bringing the season total to 24.