MLB.com Columnist

Bill Ladson

Rain to delay start of Pirates-Nationals game

WASHINGTON -- The start of Saturday's game between the Nationals and Pirates was delayed because of inclement weather, the Nationals announced. The game will start at approximately 8:15 p.m. ET.

When the game gets underway, Tanner Roark will start for the Nationals, while Gerrit Cole will take the hill for the Pirates.

Bill Ladson has covered the Nationals/Expos for MLB.com since 2002 and writes an MLBlog, All Nats All the Time. He also can be found on Twitter @WashingNats. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.