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(UPDATE: Maybe not) Indians High-A affiliates, the Lynchburg Hillcats, are playing in a tripleheader today

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Not one, not two, not three. Actually, wait, it is three. It's a tripleheader.

Lynchburg Hillcats

The Cleveland Indians and all of their minor-league affiliates are very aware of how bad the weather can be in April and early May. The Tribe themselves had several rainouts in the first week of the season and the Columbus Clippers had to wait an extra three days to start their season due to the rain.

It has taken the ran a bit longer to affect the High-A Lynchburg Hillcats, but after two straight rainouts, they are set to play a rare tripleheader today against the Potomac Nationals.

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UPDATE: Well, that was fun while it lasted. The two teams will not be playing a tripleheader after all.

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ORIGINAL STORY: The first game will start at 3:00 p.m. ET and is a continuation of Sunday's contest which was suspended after three innings. The Nationals will be up to bat to start the game, with a 4-2 lead, a runner on first, and no outs.

The second game will begin at 6:30, its regularly scheduled start, and the third will begin whenever that finishes. While the first game will play through a full nine innings, per minor league rules, the last two games will be just seven innings long.

To find the last major-league tripleheader you would have to go all the way back to 1920 when the Cincinnati Reds played the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to the Hillcats, the last Carolina League tripleheader was on August 1, 1996.

Lynchburg has not yet announced their starters for the three games, but expect a lot of pitchers to be used over the 19 innings of baseballgame time they will be involved in today.