DENVER – After a one-hour delay, the Colorado Rockies threw the first pitch when temperatures only reached 27 degrees, making it the coldest home opener and the second coldest first pitch in franchise history.
Temperature at #Rockies first pitch was 27 degrees. Second coldest in franchise history. Coldest home opener.
— Troy Renck (@TroyRenck) April 6, 2018
The team announced at about 1 p.m. Friday that the afternoon game against the Atlanta Braves was delayed because of snow falling at Coors Field.
The game was originally set to start at 2:10 p.m.
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