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Astros have the perfect response for Opening Day rainout

You could call it throwing shade but there isn't any shade in Minute Maid Park.

The Houston Astros and New York Yankees planned to open the 2016 Season at Yankee Stadium on Monday. Mother Nature had other plans. The game was rescheduled to Tuesday because of inclement weather. The Astros social media department didn't let a little rain game them down, they had the perfect response:

/Slow golf clap social media department. Throw that shade that Yankees. Wait, I actually don't see any shade in Houston to throw. It's a beautiful day without a cloud in the sky in the Bayou City.

In comparison, here is New York:

We'll wait one more day. #yankeestadium #openingday #astros #astros2016

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Why exactly again are we playing this game on the eastern seaboard? I understand the Yankees are the center of the baseball universe but the game would be a sellout either way. Why worry about a rain out or snow out, and just have the games in a domed stadium during the early part of the season.

Maybe the Yankees should have gone with that retractable roof idea: