CN Tower closed, Rogers Centre assessing damage due to falling ice

CN Tower closed, Rogers Centre assessing damage due to falling ice

The ice left a significant hole in the roof and led to the postponement of Monday's game against the Royals. The teams will play a doubleheader on Tuesday.

The CN Tower and some surrounding areas have been closed until further notice due to falling ice.

CN Tower closed, Rogers Centre assessing damage due to falling ice

It's only the second time in the stadium's history that the team has had to postpone a game.

The CN Tower was closed several hours before the game was postponed, as what the Toronto Star described as "watermelon-sized chunks of ice" fell just outside the nearby Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

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The Kansas City Royals had their last two Sunday home games at Kauffman Stadium postponed due to frigid temps.

The ice storm that has been ravaging the city of Toronto for the past three days has forced the CN Tower to close on Monday and has now put the Toronto Blue Jays game against the Kansas City Royals at the Rogers Centre in jeopardy. The driver was cut, but there were no reports of serious injuries.

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Basically, the icy conditions in Toronto have caused plenty of issues, canceling schools and leaving thousands without power. Six games in all were postponed Sunday, and at least three more Monday, bringing the total number for Major League Baseball games this season to 24, the highest amount since 2007 (per the AP), when there were 27 postponements through the end of April.

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