Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice

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Police say they blocked off the area directly under the CN Tower and the stadium.

And as if having to cancel a home game due to weather when you play in a dome, the Blue Jays really put their feet in their mouth when they tweeted a smug status poking fun at all the postponed games on Monday.

"Fortunately there's been no injuries reported", said Toronto Police Const. Allyson Douglas-Cook.

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.

But chunks ice falling from the CN Tower damaged the roof and allowed water to seep into the stadium.

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The Blue Jays had crews trying to fix the hole.

Columnist Pete Grathoff noted on the Kansas City Star's website that the possibility of a rare postponement at the domed stadium came hours after a "smug" post on the Blue Jays' official Twitter feed boasted the Rogers Centre was impervious to the inclement weather that has been causing chaos throughout the league. According to data from, the last doubleheader played in Toronto was Monday, July 17, 1989 against the California Angels.

David Wells got both wins in relief, pitching 4 2/3 innings combined.

The Blue Jays had their third postponement in a row, following two rainouts in Cleveland over the weekend. The game was made up later in the month.