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Old 04-14-2013, 05:05 PM
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Post Toronto on get away day

As usual Sox have to play a night game on get away day coming up in Toronto. My question is does Toronto still have a law on no flights after a certain hour?

So what if the game goes into extra innings and they can't fly out of Toronto?
I imagine they would have to bus to Buffalo and get into Chicago for breakfast.
Why does MLB allow this, why take a chance and just play a day game.
I guess that makes too much sense.
Even if the law is off the books I hate night games on get away day.

EDIT: Just found out the law is no flights from 12:30 am to 6:00 am.
We would most likely be OK as long as the game did not go 15 innings or more.
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:22 PM
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I agree with you Nell. Unfortunately MLB apparently doesn't give a damn or they wouldn't allow these things to happen.

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Old 04-14-2013, 06:40 PM
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Certain teams always do this, and not just for the big teams. The Orioles and the Angels are two of the worst offenders.
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Old 04-14-2013, 06:42 PM
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Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, there will be a day away game if travel time for either team to the next city is greater than 1 1/2 hrs and the next game is a day game.
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Old 04-14-2013, 07:39 PM
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Yup. MLB doesn't give two shakes. 1 PM start on the east coast after a night game in LA. **** you. Suck it up Nancy's.

Of course, if the Yankees had to play LA then turn around and play Boston then WOAH!. We need a day off here.
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