Astros president Reid Ryan told reporters that the Rangers declined a proposed swap of dates that would have Houston host a series initially scheduled for Arlington in late September. "Living in that area you've got to deal with that". "The Rangers offered to host us this week, but not switch series with us".
The Astros' series against the Texas Rangers will take place at the home of the Tampa Bay Rays Tuesday through Thursday.
As to the idea that they didn't want to inconvenience fans, asking their city to pony up $500 million to replace a perfectly fine stadium which opened in 1994 seems like a bit of an inconvenience as far as we're concerned. "They wanted the six games in their homes".
"Our heart is breaking, we cannot go home, the airports are closed, we felt very helpless", said Jennifer Oakley. The team also had concern about the fans who bought tickets for their September series.
"We were prepared to make the event all about hurricane relief and helping our neighbours", Daniels said (via the Star-Telegram).
Daniels, however, said that the Rangers were not "looking for a competitive advantage". "That's an inaccurate portrayal", Daniels said. Perhaps this Astros-Rangers series shouldn't have been played at all, the integrity of the schedule be damned, or at least delayed out of respect for what's happening in Houston, which is affecting the lives of many team members' families. "We didn't think it was fair to our fans who had bought tickets, 30,000 or so tickets for the last week in September and to give them effectively 24 hours notice that those tickets are no longer good then, they're good tomorrow". The Rangers say they were doing the Astros a favor. The proceeds will used for relief for the victims in the Houston area and South Texas.
Baseball will be played, and Hinch can take some solace in the fact that sports sometimes become a source of comfort for many in trying times, but we just don't know where quite yet.
It's a bad look, one that stands in contrast to efforts by the Astros as well as the NFL, NBA and their Houston teams.
MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that the parties will jointly donate $1 million to various relief efforts for the damage throughout the state of Texas created by Hurricane Harvey, including to the American Red Cross. His new goal now?
Tottering at 10/3, the hosts were in a real scare of getting embarrassed, but their two experienced batsmen bailed them out. Nasir Hossain was recalled for his first Test appearance for two years, having last played against South Africa in 2015.
As we reported , 2017's highest paid actress Emma Stone made $26 million, which is $42 million less than Wahlberg. This week Forbes revealed the highest paid actors, and as predicted, there was a significant gender wage gap .
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko thanked Georgia for its participation, according to the Georgian Defense Ministry. Mattis declined to say explicitly what he would recommend to the White House on the weapons issue.
Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it was preparing countermeasures in the wake of a decision by the U.S. Chi Yupeng's companies represented nearly 10 percent of Chinese imports from North Korea a year ago .
Scott Swift explained at a press conference Tuesday at the Changi Naval Base in Singapore , where the USS John S. It was not immediately clear if the oil and chemical tanker sustained damage or casualties in the collision.
Jared Kushner (left) has led much of the Trump administration's Middle East peace efforts, but national security adviser H.R. In his May visit in the region, Trump said he will bring "the ultimate deal" to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The judges also ordered Ram Rahim's sect to appeal to its followers to return home and said the appeal must be publicized. The police top brass said this was the biggest deployment of security forces in the state in the past decade or so.
Trump received a customized ring that mirrored what Patriots players and staff received following their Super Bowl victory. No price tag was put on the rings, but Kraft's 2015 Super Bowl rings cost $36,500 each and included 200 diamonds.
Did Kim Jong Un's Wife Secretly Have A Third Child?
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Dara Khosrowshahi, the new Uber chief
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Taylor Swift Song Creates A First Day Streaming Record
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Merkel vows to enhance German wealth, security in 4th term
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House speaker Paul Ryan to tour Boeing Thursday
The speaker took controls of a drone for several minutes, allowing Intel to demonstrate the drone's ability to sense obstacles. He said Congress will likely need a short-term stopgap bill since it needs more time to complete the appropriations this fall.
Look What You Made Me Do
First off, Taylor slams someone for their "titled stage" and the "All Day" hitmaker had one during his "Saint Pablo" tour in 2016. So it's not a total surprise that Swift's new song - released Thursday night after days of Internet hype - involves vengeance.
Venezuela bond prices fall on United States trading ban report
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Apple's next data center will be in Iowa
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US Slashes Russia Visa Service After Kremlin Orders Staff Cut
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