Brantford Red Sox today: Postponed!?

Brantford Red Sox today: Postponed!?

Brantford Red Sox today: Postponed!?

Arnold Anderson field can’t take the rain as game is postponed

By Jesse Ferguson

The Brantford Red Sox were looking to win their first game of the season Sunday when they were matched up against the Barrie Baycats. Granted, they’ve only played one game, but every team wants to get on the board with a W!

There are three winless teams in the Intercounty Baseball League thus far. The Guelph Royals are one, and they too, have played just one game (fewest in the league). The Burlington Herd are also winless, but they’ve played more games.

Anyhow, Sunday would be a tough matchup as Barrie is 3-0.

Sunday was a beautiful morning. It looked like a nice day for baseball! However, pulling up to the stadium just before 2:ooPM revealed very few cars in the lot. Something was wrong.

I rolled down my window to find out from a few patrons in discussion in front of the stadium.
“Are you a player?” one asked me.
I denied and the other man told me nobody was there and no one knew why.

Although it was a beautiful day– not too hot but pleasant– apparently, but not knowingly to the patrons who attempted to watch some baseball today, turned out the game had been cancelled (well, postponed). Brantford Red Sox Facebook page revealed that at 9:12AM the game has been postponed “due to field conditions.”

That post has since been removed, but apparently the fields at Cockshutt Park have taken in much rain the previous few days and the field was unplayable. On behalf of the Red Sox, Connie Parmeleau announced via Facebook “The field has been closed since yesterday.”

Looking around the parking lot and the people who had shown up, ready to watch, were all of the older demographic where Facebook and connected mobile phones may be more scarce (I am not older, but did not check Facebook as the weather seemed perfect). So it sucks for the fans who showed up at the game to see nothing. Fans were from as far as Port Dover.

I guess this is a lesson for fans:
Check out the Red Sox official Facebook page on gameday to make sure the game is on before leaving the day of!

Brantford is scheduled to take on London Friday night when they face the Majors in London.

Their next home game is on Sunday against Guelph at 2PM. In this game, one team is bound to leave the “winless” standings. One team will break through and win their first game of the season!!

Unless it’s cancelled…

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Jesse Ferguson

I'm Jesse, from right here in Brantford! Sports are my passion 🙂 I have a degree in journalism from Laurier and I think I have a gift to write... so let me share it with you!

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