The New York Yankees were supposed to host the Houston Astros on Monday at 1 p.m.

as part of opening day. However, people in New York woke up to snow on the ground this morning and temperatures of under 40 degrees. Although temperatures are expected to rise, rain is forecast all day, with a 75-95% probability.

Yankees Opening Day Postponed Due To Weather

Thus, the Yankees’ Opening Day will be postponed one day.

The Opening Day game will be rescheduled for Tuesday, April 5. According to The New York Times, the last time this happened was in 2008, the final opening day at the old Yankee Stadium.

“This year, on paper, they could be very good,” The Times’ Yankees beat reporter Billy Witz  said about the team, “but they’re also very old.”

The team had the oldest starting lineup last year, and this season only one position (second base) has a new (younger) player scheduled to start, Witz added.

Accordng to Witz, the biggest question heading into the opening game, however, is how the reconfigured bullpen (the team’s relief pitchers) will pan out. New closer Aroldis Chapman will be out due to serving a 30-game suspension over domestic violence accusations.

TAMPA, FL – MARCH 28: Diego Moreno #77 of the New York Yankees pitches during the ninth inning of the Spring Training Game against the Detroit Tigers on March 28, 2016 at George M. Steinbrenner Field, Tampa, Florida. The Yankees defeated the Tigers 3-2. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

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