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Pirates/Cubs Game Moved Up Half Hour In Hopes Of Avoiding Rain

In a rare move, officials have changed the start time of Thursday's game

April 11, 2019 - 3:50 pm

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CHICAGO (93.7 The Fan) - Thursday’s 8:05 p.m. matchup against the Chicago Cubs has been moved up a half hour due to weather concerns.

Game time will now be 7:35 p.m. EST.

Pirates Fan Preview will now begin at 6:10 and network coverage will begin at 7:10 on 93.7 The Fan.

The strong storm will bring rain to the area later this evening and officials believe they can get the entire game in by moving the game up a half hour.  

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