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Baseball postseason game rained out, rescheduled for Friday

2017/10/12 17:54

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CHANGWON, South Korea, Oct. 12 (Yonhap) -- A South Korean baseball postseason game between the NC Dinos and the Lotte Giants in the southeastern part of the country was rained out Thursday.

Downpours at Masan Stadium in Changwon, 450 kilometers southeast of Seoul, forced the cancellation of Game 4 of the first-round Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) playoff series between the two clubs. It will instead start at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the same venue.

The Dinos won Wednesday 13-6 to take a 2-1 series lead.

If the Dinos finish off the Giants, it won't affect the schedules of the upcoming rounds. The second round will still start next Monday at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, where the Doosan Bears, who finished second in the regular season, are awaiting the winner of the current series. The Korean Series, the championship final, will start Oct. 24 at Gwangju-Kia Champions Field, home of the regular season champions, Kia Tigers, and which is located 350 kilometers south of Seoul.

But if the Giants force a Game 5, it will be played Sunday, instead of the scheduled Saturday, and the start of the next two rounds will also be pushed back by a day each.

Masan Stadium in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, is covered with a tarp to protect it against heavy rain before the start of a Korea Baseball Organization postseason game bewteen the home team, NC Dinos, and the Lotte Giants on Oct. 12, 2017. The game was cancelled. (Yonhap) Masan Stadium in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province, is covered with a tarp to protect it against heavy rain before the start of a Korea Baseball Organization postseason game bewteen the home team, NC Dinos, and the Lotte Giants on Oct. 12, 2017. The game was cancelled. (Yonhap)

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