BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees at Baltimore Orioles game scheduled for Tuesday evening has been postponed because of rain.

The New York Yankees grounds crew rolls out the tarp during a July game (Elsa/Getty Images)

The game was scrubbed four hours before the scheduled 7 p.m. start time. Shane Greene (3-1) had been set to face Baltimore's Wei-Yin Chen (12-4).

No information on a makeup date was immediately available, but both teams are off Thursday.

Tuesday's games was to be the second of a three-game series between the first-place Orioles and third-place Yankees, who are seven games back. The teams have a three-game weekend series in Baltimore set for September.

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