Guardians-Yankees Game 5 rescheduled for Tue.

The Houston Astros will have to wait at least another day to find out their opponent in the AL Championship Series.

Monday night’s scheduled Game 5 of the AL Division Series between the Cleveland Guardians and New York Yankees in the Bronx was postponed due to weather.

Major League Baseball made the announcement just after 9:30 p.m. ET on Monday, adding that the decisive Game 5 now will be played Tuesday at 4:07 p.m. at Yankee Stadium.

Monday’s game was scheduled to begin at 7:07 p.m., but MLB initially announced at about 6:20 p.m. that the start was being delayed due to a forecast of rain. The league then called it off for good over two hours later.

Aaron Civale was scheduled to pitch for the Guardians against Jameson Taillon. The postponement allows the possibility for Cleveland ace Shane Bieber and New York All-Star Nestor Cortes to start on three days’ rest.

Cortes started Game 2 and allowed two runs in five innings but did not factor into the decision, as Cleveland won in extra innings.

The grounds crew at Yankee Stadium covered the infield with the tarp just before 6:40 p.m. A steady rain started at 7:30 p.m.

Cleveland outfielder Myles Straw, who got into an angry confrontation with Yankees fans in April, exchanged football tosses with fans in the first and second decks during the delay, as did backup outfielder Will Brennan.

The center field video board showed split screen coverage of New York City’s 3-0 win over Miami in the MLS playoffs, the New York Rangers’ game against the Anaheim Ducks and the Denver Broncos’ matchup vs. the Los Angeles Chargers.

The ALCS is scheduled to begin Wednesday night in Houston, which swept the Mariners in the other ALDS. That series ended Saturday.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.

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