Game on!!

We resumed play here at about 10:45 p.m. local time, with Detroit ahead 9-1 in the top of the fifth. I wonder if any fans gave up and decided to head down the street for a hip-hop nostalgia concert at the Fox Theatre — M.C. Hammer, 2 Live Crew, Too Short, Biz Markie and Naughty By Nature.  Talk about a lineup of heavy hitters … back in 1989 at least.

M.C. Hammer, a former A’s bat boy, was scheduled to throw out tonight’s first pitch. But the first rain delay spoiled those plans and he had to go prepare for his gig. …

Joe Stiglich