No game in South Bend tonight

Long story short:

Tonight's game between the Rattlers and South Bend Silver Hawks has been postponed due to wet grounds.

There will be a single game on Sunday at 1pm CDT.

Saturday's game will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Monday starting at 4pm CDT.

For the longer version, you have to go back to last night. Here is the South Bend Tribune game story:
Scoring runs early — something the South Bend Silver Hawks haven't been doing lately — turned out to be a problem Friday night.

South Bend batted around in the first inning and erupted for five runs against Beloit, but the Silver Hawks took too much time doing it. When a severe thunderstorm hit Coveleski Stadium, the Hawks had a 5-4 lead in the top of the fourth inning. The game never resumed.
I have been on the phone for the last 20 minutes getting the details. Well, five minutes getting the details...15 minutes writing the post.

That severe thunderstorm hit and the grounds crew tried to get the tarp on the field, but the wind was whipping the tarp -- and the people pulling the tarp -- around to the point that they could not get the tarp all the way on the field.  It sounded like they wanted to get the trap on much, much earlier, but the band played on.

Add to that already drenched field another storm squall that rolled through just after the Timber Rattlers pulled into the hotel around 2:30am last night and you have...well, I have someone on staff here to take care of announcements like this.....

I'm Fairfax, the field conditions ferret!  I am letting you know that the field is unplayable for today. No game today.  No game today.

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