Orioles vs. Rangers ALDS Rain Delay: Updates, start time

The first game of the ALDS is not going to start on time.
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While fans of the Baltimore Orioles have been waiting eagerly for the start of their ALDS matchup with the Texas Rangers, they will have to wait a bit longer. Due to some unfortunate weather in the area, Game One of the ALDS is going to be delayed and will not start at 1:03 PM EST as originally planned.

Orioles-Rangers ALDS Game One is in a rain delay

A cursory look at the radar shows that it looks like there will be rain in the area for about an hour. Depending on how the grounds look after the rain clears out will determine how quickly the game will actually start, but unless the field is completely soaked, playoff baseball should be happening at some point this afternoon.

As updates on the weather and a potential start time are passed along, this post will be updated as well.

Update (1 PM): The Orioles just announced that the game should start at approximately 2:15 PM EST

While you are here and waiting for the weather to clear out, there is plenty of content here at Birds Watcher to keep you occupied.

Not only is there a complete preview of Game One of the ALDS up on the site, but there is also a look at some of the bigger concerns Orioles fans should have going into the series against the Rangers. There is also plenty of other content that pertains to the Orioles' playoff roster, the upcoming offseason, how things went down in the minor leagues, and much more.

Sit back and relax, Orioles fans. While you may have to wait a bit longer than you would like for the start of the 2023 postseason, there is still plenty to look forward to.

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