Cardinals postpone home opener Thursday because of forecast

Courtesy: Heather Replogle

CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals postponed the home opener by a day to Friday because rain is forecast.

The Cardinals' three-game series against San Diego had been scheduled to start Thursday. Jack Flaherty starts for the Cardinals and left-hander Nick Margevicius for the Padres.

The pregame festivities begins at 2:35 p.m. at Busch Stadium. The team scheduled the first pitch at 3:15 p.m.

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