SNOW DELAY! Cubs Postpone Home Opener A Day

Members of the grounds crew clear snow at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Monday, April 9, 2018. The Cubs’ game against the Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed a day because of persistent snow that covered much of Wrigley Field, creating a scene more reminiscent of December than April. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs tried to play their home opener on Monday. It was just a snow-go.

The Cubs’ game against the Pittsburgh Pirates was postponed a day because of snow that covered much of Wrigley Field, creating a scene more reminiscent of January than April.

“On the way out I had no idea if I was going to Cubs Convention or opening day,” Chicago manager Joe Maddon cracked.

The winter wonderland at Wrigley caused the majors’ 11th postponement so far this season, adding another picture to a growing montage of snowballs, ski caps and puffy coats from ballparks across the frigid Midwest. READ MORE>

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