Saturday’s scheduled Game 2 of the National League Division Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Washington Nationals was postponed and rescheduled for Sunday due to poor weather conditions created by Hurricane Matthew.

Alanna Rizzo of SportsNet L.A. was among the first to report Major League Baseball’s decision. David Vassegh of AM 570 L.A. Sports confirmed that Game 2 is now scheduled to start at 1:08 p.m. ET Sunday afternoon in Washington.

The Dodgers tweeted a photo of the scene at Nationals Park as the grounds crew tended to the field in an effort to ensure it is playable for Sunday:

Los Angeles took a 1-0 lead in the series Friday with a 4-3 victory in which Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw outdueled Washington’s Max Scherzer.

The expected pitching matchup for Game 2 will pit L.A.’s Rich Hill against Nats righty Tanner Roark.

Hurricane Matthew’s impact has been felt throughout the sports world in recent days, as a number of college football games were postponed Saturday, including a clash between Florida and LSU.

Per’s Doug Padilla, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred added that Game 3 of the series remains scheduled for Monday at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.


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