New York Yankees push back start time of game due to solar eclipse

THE BRONX, N.Y. (PIX11) — The New York Yankees have pushed back their game against the Marlins on Monday because of the total solar eclipse, the team announced on social media.

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The game, which was originally scheduled at 2:05 p.m., will be moved to 6:05 p.m.

After discussions with Major League Baseball, the scheduled start time of the Yankees-Marlins game on Monday, April 8 at Yankee Stadium has been changed from 2:05 p.m. to 6:05 p.m. All Yankee Stadium gates will open to Guests with valid tickets beginning at 3:00 p.m. The first 15,000 Guests in attendance will receive a Yankees Solar Eclipse T-Shirt presented by HubSpot.

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