The contest will be made up as part of a
single-admission doubleheader on Saturday, with Game 1 beginning
at 3:05 p.m. ET. The second game will start approximately 45
minutes after the conclusion of the first.
The game was delayed at the start by 1 hour, 21 minutes due to
the inclement weather. Once it finally got underway, it didn't
take long for the rain to play a factor again, as the second
delay began with two out in the top of the second inning.
It was nearly three hours before the decision was made for a
postponement, which came after the rain had stopped.
The four-game series marks the Cubs' last trip to Washington
Joe Ross had started for the Nationals on Friday, his first
major league appearance since July 2017, when he underwent Tommy
John surgery. He allowed a hit and hit a batter.
Jon Lester had pitched for the Cubs, allowing a hit in his
--Field Level Media
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