Brewers not happy with Cubs rain postponement on Saturday
(CBSSports) Chicago on Saturday saw rain and ominous skies leading up the start of the scheduled Brewers-Cubs tilt at Wrigley Field. The Cubs, however, opted to postpone the game, even though it wound up not raining all that much during what would've been the span of the game. "Aggressive postponement" happens on occasion, but the Brewers seem to think the reason for the postponement was more than the rain.
CSN Chicago has some of Stearns' comments, including this, "I talked to some guys over at the Cubs. They know how we felt. They told us that their weather forecast indicated our game was not going to be able to be played. Our weather forecast did not indicate that. There was some other weather forecasts that did not indicate that. Ultimately, it was the Cubs' call."
Brewers manager Craig Counsell said:
To hear Stearns tell it, he might just escalate this concern up to the league offices. Speaking of the two teams in question, they'll play a lot more in 2017. It's not certain whether the Brewers have staying power, but if they do this could be a pretty interesting high-stakes rivalry in the NL Central this season.