The delay came just moments after Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista knotted the game on a two-run homer off Royals reliever Ryan Madson. Closer Wade Davis took over with one on and one out and retired Chris Colabello on a popout before striking out Troy Tulowitzki.
Per Major League rules, no postseason game can be shortened due to weather, so a full-length game at Kauffman Stadium is assured.
Chad Thornburg is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.