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CN Tower closed after reports of chunks of ice falling, Rogers Centre roof leaking

Falling ice forces closure of CN Tower, Toronto Blue Jays game in jeopardy

The game, scheduled for 7 p.m. ET, could become the rare contest in a dome to be postponed because of weather.

It was the first time a game has been postponed at the domed stadium since a Jays-Royals contest was deferred April 12, 2001.

Well, that tweet didn't age well, and it was actually deleted shortly after their roof was pierced by ice from the CN Tower. The entrance to the CN Tower and Rogers Centre closed.

The Toronto Blue Jays-Kansas City Royals game was postponed Monday after inclement weather caused damage to the roof at Rogers Centre.

The Blue Jays social media team had every reason to think the game would get played when they posted a tweet proclaiming as much.

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The Kansas City Royals had their last two Sunday home games at Kauffman Stadium postponed due to frigid temps.

Police said they had blocked off the area directly under the CN Tower and the baseball stadium due to the "relatively large" blocks of ice tumbling down onto the streets and sidewalks below.

No injuries have been reported.

The Blue Jays had fun with the storm on Twitter earlier on Monday, coyly announcing that the game would not be affected by the storm.

Toronto has been in the grip of an ice storm since the start of the weekend, causing power outages and scrambling travel plans, including for thousands of commuters Monday.

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