Smokies postpone season opener due to rain

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — The Tennessee Smokies will have to wait a little while longer to open their season.

Heavy rain throughout Tuesday morning was too much to overcome at Smokies Stadium in Kodak.

The Smokies will face the Montgomery Biscuits at 7 p.m. Wednesday, weather permitting. It will be the first Smokies game at the stadium in 617 days.

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