Rain Wipes Out Game 5 of the World Series

Game five of the World Series was delayed with Phillies and the Rays tied 2-2. Check out the pictures from this drencher.

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Rain falls as fans watch the action between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays during game five of the 2008 MLB World Series on Monday night at Citizens Bank Park.
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A message on the scoreboard explains that game five of the World Series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Tampa Bay Rays was suspended till Tuesday at 8:00 p.m. (EST).
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Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies was hoping to make history as the first 5-0 pitcher in a World Series.
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Phillies' Shane Victorino hits a 2-run single in the bottom of the first inning against the Tampa Bay Rays during game five.
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The Phillies' Chase Utley scores in the bottom of the first inning on a 2-run single by Shane Victorino.
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Jayson Werth of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a single in the bottom of the second inning against the Rays.
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Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia Phillies can't make a play on a pop up hit by the Rays' Rocco Baldelli during the top of the fifth inning.
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Tampa Bay's Carlos Pena broke out of his hitless slump with this double in the top of the fourth. Before game five, Pena and Evan Longoria, combined, had been 0 for 29 in post-season play.
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Evan Longoria of Tampa Bay hits a RBI single to score Carlos Pena in the top of the fourth inning against the Phillies. Longoria and Pena both broke their post-season hitless slumps.
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Carlos Pena of the Tampa Bay Rays catches fly ball for an out hit by Carlos Ruiz of the Phillies during the bottom of the fifth inning of game five.
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Phillies second baseman Chase Utley makes a darn good play as he snags a grounder, tags Tampa Bay's Rocco Baldelli, and fires the ball to first for a double play in the fifth inning.
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Chase Utley tags out Rays' Rocco Baldelli for the first out of a double play on a ball hit by Jason Bartlett.
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Close call. Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies is hit in the hand on a bunt attempt in the bottom of the fourth inning.
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Phillies' Jayson Werth can't come up with the ball and the Rays' Carlos Pena doubles during the fourth inning.
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The Rays' Carlos Pena advances on a passed ball by Carlos Ruiz of the Philadelphia Phillies during the top of the sixth inning.
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Rain, rain go away. By the top of the 6th inning, the head groundskeeper said there was a tenth of an inch of water on the field, but that it could hold that, and more.
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Tampa Bay Rays' B.J. Upton scores on a single by Carlos Pena to tie the game as Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Ruiz waits for the throw during the sixth inning.
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Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley stand on a rain-soaked infield before the game was delayed.
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Grounds crew bring out the tarp during a rain delay in the sixth inning of the rained-out game.
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The grounds crew rolls the tarp onto the field before the bottom of the sixth inning at Citizens Bank Park.
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The game won't go on. The rain continued to pound Citizens Bank Ballpark as the grounds crew pulled the tarp over the field.
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Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig explains the rules involved with suspending game five of the World Series.
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Major League Baseball umpires Tim Tschida, left, and Tim Welke explain their reasoning for suspending game five of the World Series during a press conference.
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Game 5 resumes Tuesday at 8 p.m. EST, weather permitting. You'll need your ticket stub to get back into the stadium.
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