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CINCINNATI -- Thursday's game between the Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants at Great American Ball Park has been canceled, according to Reds spokesperson Rob Butcher.
The game has not yet been rescheduled. Today's postponement is only the seventh in the 11 seasons at Great American Ball Park.
Butcher originally said the game would begin late this afternoon or early this evening. But because of a forecast of steady rain, the game has been postponed.
Thursday's game originally was scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m.
"Unfortunately, the breaks in the weather we expected over the next few hours don't appear to be happening for us," said Reds Chief Operating Officer Phil Castellini. "As much as we were hoping to play, we're not hopeful that we can complete a game with the current forecast. We apologize for the delay and cancellation, but we felt it was in the best interest of both teams, because of the rescheduling conflict, to wait as long as we reasonably could."
Castellini said fans should keep their tickets. Their tickets are their rain checks for the game that will be rescheduled. Rain checks can also be exchanged at face value for any Monday through Thursday 2013 regular-season home game, excluding August 6. Fans should check the back of their ticket for specific instructions.
Rain checks may be exchanged at Great American Ball Park ticket windows in advance of game day only.
If fans ordered tickets online at reds.com or over the phone through Ticketmaster, they can contact Ticketmaster customer service at 1-800-745-3000 to exchange tickets.
Fans holding a ticket with no price printed or tickets with a $0.00 value can use those same tickets for the make-up game only, with no exchange necessary, whenever that may be scheduled.
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