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Nationals vs. Dodgers NLDS Game 2 Postponed Until Sunday

Nationals vs. Dodgers NLDS Game 2 is being postponed until Sunday due to inclement weather.

Hurricane Matthew has hit the Florida, Georgia, and the Carolinas hard this weekend, affecting a number of football games today, and causing a few cancellations. Washington D.C. hasn't faced the full brunt of the storm, but today's NLDS game at Nationals Park has been postponed until tomorrow due to persistent rain.

Commissioner Rob Manfred said that rain was supposed to last until 8 p.m. E.T. tonight, causing the postponement.

"When the weatherman gives you something with 100 percent certainty, that's unusual," Commissioner Rob Manfred said. "As a result, we've decided that we're going to postpone."

More from Manfred, via True Blue LA:

“It appears the rain we’re seeing right now will persist until at least 8 o’clock,” baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said. “As a result, we have decided to postpone tonight’s game until Sunday.”

The Dodgers won Game 1 on Friday 4-3, and thus lead the series 1-0. Rich Hill and Tanner Roark were listed as probably starters for the game, if it was played today as planned. It is unclear if this postponement will have an affect on either starting rotation.

On Friday, the Dodgers pulled out the win with Clayton Kershaw on the mound. He pitched five innings, surrendering eight hits and three runs and striking out seven. Third baseman Justin Turner led the way with two RBIs on 2-for-3 batting, and scored a run. Chase Utley and Corey Seager each contributed with an RBI as well.

On the Nationals side, Anthony Rendon drove in two of the team's three total runs, while Trea Turner added the third. Max Scherzer surrendered all four runs in six innings of work, allowing five hits, and striking out five Dodgers.

We'll continue to update this story as more on Nationals vs. Dodgers Game 2 comes out.