Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day When it started to rain, the retractable roof was open at Marlins Park. It didn't close right away. The baseball team did not have a tarp to cover the field because they rely on the roof closing.

Rain Dampens Marlins' Opening Day

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Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with congratulations to the Miami Marlins. The team managed a first on opening day. They had a rain delay inside an indoor stadium. More precisely, the Marlins' park has a retractable roof. It started to rain, but the roof was open and didn't close right away. And of course, the team did not have a tarp ready to cover the field because the roof. Finally, the roof was closed and the Marlins got on with losing the game to Atlanta. You're listening to MORNING EDITION.

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