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Saturday's FC Tampa Bay game postponed

FC Tampa Bay's match at Puerto Rico on Saturday was postponed until Sept. 21 because of the anticipated arrival of Tropical Storm Maria on the island.

The change shortens the club's four-game road swing and means Tampa Bay won't play again until Sept. 17. That home game will now begin a string of three games in eight days to end the regular season.

Tropical Storm Maria is forecasted to reach Puerto Rico on Saturday night with 40 mph winds.

Tampa Bay was scheduled to fly from Minnesota to Puerto Rico today but will instead return to Tampa.

The club clinched a postseason berth Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Minnesota, but it can't get any higher than a No. 3 seed in the playoffs. Puerto Rico clinched the No. 2 seed and a first-round bye with a 1-1 draw with Montreal on Wednesday.

Saturday's FC Tampa Bay game postponed 09/09/11 [Last modified: Friday, September 9, 2011 4:04pm]
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