***UPDATE: Tomorrow’s game to be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC:
Orioles announcement regarding schedule changes pic.twitter.com/nwCDyqjzWs
— Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 28, 2015
The Baltimore Orioles game canceled Tuesday night’s game against the Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards due to the violent riots incited by the death of Freddie Gray while in the custody of the Baltimore police.
After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 28, 2015
An announcement regarding the make-up date will be made as soon as possible. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 28, 2015
Fans are encouraged to keep their tickets and parking passes until more information is made available. — Baltimore Orioles (@Orioles) April 28, 2015
The Orioles’ Monday night game agianst the White Sox was also cancelled. During Saturday’s extra-innings game against the Red Sox, fans were asked not to leave the stadium because riots broke out around Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Upcoming home night games for the Orioles will be difficult to play now that Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake imposed a week-long, 10 pm to 5 am, curfew on Baltimore. Moreover, USA Today reported that the Baltimore Ravens canceled an NFL draft party scheduled for Thursday night due to the city curfew.