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Angels will play double-header on Tuesday due to tropical storm in Houston

The first game is at 1 today

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Colorado Rockies v Houston Astros Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images

Major League Baseball announced on Monday that Thursday’s (Aug. 27) game between the Houston Astros and the Los Angeles Angels at Minute Maid Park in Houston will be played on Tuesday as part of a doubleheader beginning at 1:05 p.m. PT. In addition, Wednesday’s game, which was originally scheduled for 6:10 p.m. PT will be moved up to a 10:10 a.m. PT start.

The changes were made as a result of the potential impact that Tropical Storm Laura, which is currently projected to become a hurricane upon landfall, may have on the Gulf Coast.

Both of the games on Tuesday will be only seven innings long.

Prior to the game on Monday, Mike Trout spoke with the media and said if the storm is too severe, he’ll drive six hours elsewhere and fly out from there.

Angels links

  • Per Bob Nightengale, the Angels, who have already received numerous inquiries on starter Dylan Bundy, are open for business.
  • How social media helped Mike Trout get a jump on fixing his defensive jumps
  • On Monday night, Albert Pujols passed Alex Rodriguez on the all-time RBI list with 2,087 and now stands alone at second to Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, who had 2,297 in 23 seasons.