MLB Weather Report for Friday, April 16: Rain Possible in Boston & Kansas City, Plus Forecasts for Every Game
Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox/Getty Images. Pictured: Fenway Park
There’s a full 15-game slate on the MLB schedule for Friday, and our Sports Insights Weather Report shows two games at risk of being delayed or postponed because of weather.
The Red Sox and White Sox begin a series in Boston at 7:10 p.m. ET. The forecast shows light rain and 67% precipitation at 7 p.m. It doesn’t dip below 60% until 10 p.m. If the teams are able to get the game in, the forecast also calls for winds as high as 15 mph blowing in from left field.
The other game at risk is in Kansas City, where the Blue Jays and Royals are set to begin a series at 8:10 p.m. ET Kauffman Stadium. The forecast there shows light rain and 75% precipitation at 8 p.m., with it not dropping below 60% until after 10 p.m.
Below, you can find the full weather forecast for every game played either outside or in a stadium with a retractable roof. Each game will also get a Weather Rating, which helps you determine how hitter-friendly we’ve determined the weather for that game to be, courtesy of our Fantasy Labs Player Models. The higher the score, the more hitter-friendly it is.
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MLB Weather Forecasts
*Odds and weather forecasts as of Friday at 11 a.m. ET
Atlanta Braves at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. ET
Tampa Bay Rays at New York Yankees, 7:05 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 39
Arizona Diamondbacks at Washington Nationals, 7:05 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 43
St. Louis Cardinals at Philadelphia Phillies, 7:05 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 42
San Francisco Giants at Miami Marlins, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 66
Cleveland Indians at Cincinnati Reds, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 32
Chicago White Sox at Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 36
Baltimore Orioles at Texas Rangers, 8:05 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 49
Pittsburgh Pirates at Milwaukee Brewers, 8:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 12
Toronto Blue Jays at Kansas City Royals, 8:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 15
New York Mets at Colorado Rockies, 8:40 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 31
Minnesota Twins at Los Angeles Angels, 9:38 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 33
Detroit Tigers at Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 18
Houston Astros at Seattle Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 22
Los Angeles Dodgers at San Diego Padres, 10:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 27