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Red Sox fans caught in a long rain delay

This was Deb Rouin’s vacation week, and she had tickets to the Red Sox game.

The Beverly resident, who works in marketing, attends only a handful of games each year. So when umpires halted play because of rain at 2:58 p.m. — in the bottom of the fifth inning in Game 1 of Boston’s doubleheader with Tampa Bay on Tuesday — she begged her husband to stay.

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