MLB Weather Report for Friday, May 28: 8 Games Threatened By Rain Today, Plus Forecasts for Every Game
David Banks/Getty Images. Pictured: A tarp on Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago.
There are 14 games on the MLB schedule for Friday, but it could be a lot fewer once Mother Nature has had her say. There are eight games in which rain is in the forecast, meaning we could see a lot of delays and/or postponements, and Memorial Day weekend could be filled with doubleheaders.
The one afternoon tilt between the Reds and Cubs (2:20 p.m. ET first pitch) shows possible light rain throughout the day with precipitation percentages in the 40s and up to 60. Wrigley Field is also expected to see crazy wind today even if they get the game in.
In Pittsburgh, the first of the evening slate is also threatened by rain, with 78% precipitation at 6 p.m. ET, just 35 minutes before first pitch. Things lighten up as the evening goes on.
There’s also heavy rain expected in Washington D.C. where the Nationals are set to meet the Brewers, and other games with significant rain chances include Yankees-Tigers, Blue Jays-Indians, Braves-Mets, Marlins-Red Sox and Orioles-White Sox.
Below, you can find the full weather forecast for every game played either outside or in a stadium with a retractable roof. Most games 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.
Stay updated on the weather throughout the day every day with our Sports Insights Weather Report.
MLB Weather Forecasts
*Weather forecasts as of Friday at 11 a.m. ET
Cincinnati Reds at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. ET
Colorado Rockies at Pittsburgh Pirates, 6:35 p.m. ET
Milwaukee Brewers at Washington Nationals, 7:05 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 61
New York Yankees at Detroit Tigers, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 24
Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 43
Atlanta Braves at New York Mets, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 27
Miami Marlins at Boston Red Sox, 7:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 14
San Diego Padres at Houston Astros, 8:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 50
Baltimore Orioles at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 21
Kansas City Royals at Minnesota Twins, 8:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 13
St. Louis Cardinals at Arizona Diamondbacks, 9:40 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 72
Los Angeles Angels at Oakland Athletics, 9:40 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 19
San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 38
Texas Rangers at Seattle Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET
Weather Rating: 13