Inclement weather delaying start of Rays-Rox

DENVER -- Tonight's Rays-Rockies game is under a weather delay, with the estimated time for the first pitch 8:40 p.m. MT/10:40 p.m. ET.

Although rain had not yet started at game time, lightning was spotted in the area less than an hour before, and fans in the upper deck were asked to take shelter in the concourse. A storm cell is expected to pass through Denver, according to Weather.com.

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