Power outage in Detroit interrupts ALCS Game 3

Tuesday October 15th, 2013

Game 4 of the ALCS was interrupted by a 17 minute power outage. A power outage interrupted Justin Verlander in the second inning of Tuesday's game. (Michael Ivins/Getty Images)

A brief power outage stopped play in Game 3 of the ALCS, according to CBSSports.com's Danny Knobler.

The interruption came in the top of the second inning of a scoreless game between the Tigers and Red Sox, as Detroit ace Justin Verlander was in the midst of striking out the side.

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Major League Baseball has released a statement saying that a nearby power sub-station was briefly offline, causing the stadium lights to begin a 15-minute reset period. The lights are on for the afternoon game as nearby rain clouds threaten to delay the game.


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