KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The game scheduled for Friday night between the Tampa Bay Rays and Kansas City Royals was postponed because of rain.

To make it up, the teams will play a split doubleheader Saturday, with the opener starting at 1:10 p.m. and the nightcap beginning at 6:10 p.m.

Tyler Glasnow had been set to pitch for the Rays against Alec Marsh. Both were pushed back to Saturday's opener.

Glasnow hasn't received a decision since June 14 when Tampa Bay beat Oakland.

Tampa Bay right-hander Zach Eflin is slated to start the second game against Brady Singer.

Both teams get an extra day of rest coming out of the All-Star break.

In their final game before the break, the Rays beat Atlanta to stop a seven-game losing streak. They enter the second half with the best record in the American League at 58-35.

Kansas City is last in the AL Central at 26-65.

The game was called off about three hours prior to the scheduled first pitch after thunderstorms pelted the Kansas City area.


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