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4/30/2014 4:03 P.M. ET

Rain takes out Rays-Red Sox game at Fenway

Rescheduled for Thursday afternoon as first game of day-night doubleheader

BOSTON -- Wednesday night's Red Sox-Rays game has been postponed due to inclement weather. It has been rescheduled as the first game of a day-night doubleheader on Thursday, beginning at 1:05 p.m. ET.

According to the Red Sox professional weather service, Telvent DTN, the current forecast calls for a sustained period of rain to continue throughout the afternoon and evening with temperatures in the low 40s and wind gusts as high as 25 mph.

Thursday's regularly scheduled game remains set to begin at 7:10 ET. Tickets for Wednesday's game will be good for admission to the rescheduled contest at 1:05, and Dustin Pedroia bobbleheads will be given away to all fans in attendance. NESN will televise both games.

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