Rangers' opener vs. Royals delayed due to rain

Rangers' opener vs. Royals delayed due to rain

ARLINGTON -- Thursday night's game between the Rangers and Royals at Globe Life Park has been delayed due to weather and will not start at its scheduled time of 7:05 p.m. CT.

The game is expected to get underway at 7:40 p.m.

There was inclement weather to the west of Globe Life Park, and the grounds crew removed the tarp from the field at about 6:45.

Ryan Posner is a reporter for MLB.com based in Texas. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.