Blue Jays-Royals cancelled by roof damage from falling ice

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CN Tower Closed After Chunks of Ice Fall, Blue Jays May Postpone Game

The Blue Jays are scheduled to play the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Centre. But, even in their climate-controlled stadium, the Jays couldn't escape nature's elements and will assess their options for Monday night's game against the Kansas City Royals.

But chunks ice falling from the CN Tower damaged the roof and allowed water to seep into the stadium.

It's only the second time in the stadium's history that the team has had to postpone a game.

The Blue Jays' home game Monday against the Royals has been postponed because of weather-related damage to Toronto's Rogers Centre roof, including a large hole created by falling ice from the nearby CN Tower.

The two teams will play a traditional doubleheader Tuesday with the first game starting at 3:07 pm.

Earlier on Monday, the Blue Jays said via Twitter that they were "working to fix damage" to the roof of their stadium, originally named the Skydome when it opened in 1989. Authorities say no injuries have been reported, but several windows in nearby office buildings were smashed and at least one auto was struck.

However, if ice is already busting holes in the roof of the Rogers Centre, what are they going to do when Vlad Guerrero Jr. gets called up?

A weekend ice storm resulted in power outages, canceled flights and road collisions across Ontario.

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