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Cubs-Nationals Game 4 Postponed To Wednesday Because Of Rain

By  Jessica Cabe and Kelly Bauer | October 10, 2017 4:04pm | Updated on October 10, 2017 6:23pm

 Game 4 of the National League playoffs was postponed by rain.
Game 4 of the National League playoffs was postponed by rain.
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WRIGLEYVILLE — If the Cubs are going to clinch the National League Division Series, they are going to have to wait.

Tuesday's Game 4 of the NLDS was postponed because of rain. It is now scheduled to be played at 3:08 p.m. Wednesday at Wrigley Field. The Cubs lead the best-of-five series 2 games to 1.

Tuesday's game was supposed to start at 4:38 p.m., but the start was delayed as rain approached. The first drops began falling around 5:10 p.m. The decision to postpone it was made at 5:15 p.m.

The starting pitchers for Wednesday's makeup Game 4 will not change. Nationals pitcher Tanner Roark will pitch, as will Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta.

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 The scene outside Game 4 at Wrigley Field
The scene outside Game 4 at Wrigley Field
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