BOSTON (CBS) — Monday afternoon's game between the Red Sox and Twins have been postponed. The only early word on the postponement noted that the decision was not made due to weather. Within a half-hour, the Twins released a statement that said the game had been postponed "out of respect" for the fatal shooting that took place in Brooklyn Center — 11 miles from Target Field — on Sunday. READ MORE: Why Red Sox Hitters Go For A Ride In A Laundry Cart After Every Home Run "Out of respect for the tragic events that occurred yesterday in Brooklyn Center, and following the additional details in this evolving situation, the Minnesota Twins have decided it is in the best interest of our fans, staff, players and community to not play today's game," the Twins' statement said. "The decision was made by the Minnesota Twins after consultation with Major League Baseball, and local and state officials." READ MORE: Red Sox Have A Whole Lot Of Day Games This Week The statement concluded: "The Minnesota Twins organization extends its sympathies to the family of Daunte Wright." The decision was made very close to game time, with fans showing up to Target Field… Read full this story
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