Pirates-Reds series opener delayed by rain

CINCINNATI -- The start of Friday's series opener between the Pirates and Reds at Great American Ball Park is being delayed by rain.

First pitch was scheduled for 7:10 p.m. ET. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., the Reds announced the game would not begin on time, but they did not anticipate a lengthy delay.

Adam Berry has covered the Pirates for MLB.com since 2015. Follow him on Twitter at @adamdberry. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.