News: Rain delay

The start of today’s game will be delayed by rain. The Mets have not set a target start time.

It’s only drizzling in Shea Stadium right now and the sun is out, but there are puddles on the warning track.

…updated at 1:16 pm…

The Mets announced that they’re aiming for a 2:00 pm start. The grounds crew is pulling the tarp off the field as we speak, and the PA announcer is asking fans to cheer for “the hardest working grounds crew in baseball.”