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In late spring, a snowstorm in Denver postponed Friday’s start between the Mets and the Rockies and could threaten a doubleheader scheduled for Saturday.

Chris Bryant is expected to return after a back injury, and Colorado has canceled Friday’s game with a forecast of 3 to 5 inches of snow on Course Field. Teams are scheduled to come out twice, but more snow was forecast on Saturday morning before clearing was expected, and evening temperatures were 34 degrees.


Right-hander Reds Hunter Green (1-6, 6.21) is set to start in Toronto, his first action since losing to Pittsburgh on Sunday, despite 7 1/3 of unsuccessful innings. Cincinnati kept the Pirates unharmed in the game but were not credited as a result of a 1-0 defeat because the Pittsburgh didn’t need to be beaten at the bottom of the ninth.

The silver lining for the recovering Reds was how sharp Green looked. The rookie struggled with heavy throws with the electric start of his first season. His control remains a challenge, with 20 walks in 33 1/3 innings, but he also has 44 strikeouts.

He will meet right-handed Blue Jays Alec Manoa (4-1, 1.71), who has given up two or fewer earned wounds in each of his seven starts this season.


The Tigers and Guardians are hoping to get their managers back on the bench after AJ Hinch and Terry Francona missed their start of the series in Cleveland on Friday night.

Hinch felt bad, but the COVID-19 test was negative. He was replaced by bench coach George Lombard. Francona, meanwhile, missed the game to do a minor surgical procedure. Francona is expected on Saturday, while Hinch’s status is less certain.

Francona just returned to the team on Wednesday after four games with COVID-19.


National team defender Carter Kibum will undergo surgery at the end of the season to solve an elbow problem that put him on the injured list in March, the latest setback for the former top prospect who has yet to affect Washington.

Manager Dave Martinez said Friday that Kibumu will have surgery on May 27. Kibum dealt with stretching the flexors and stretching the elbow ligament in the elbow.

Martinez said he hopes Kibum will return in time for spring training. He noted that positional players have a shorter recovery period than pitchers after ligament replacement surgery.

Kibum, 24, knocked down 0.207 with 0.301 percent from base, six homers and 20 IRBs in 62 games last season. Last season he played in third base but also has short stop experience.


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