2018 MLB All-Star Game weather: Afternoon showers expected to clear out before first pitch
Heavy rain is expected in the afternoon, though it'll be all clear by game time
WASHINGTON -- It will not be a picture perfect day for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game at Nationals Park.
According to CBS Washington, heavy showers are expected Tuesday afternoon in Washington DC, though the weather is expected to clear up before the All-Star Game begins. First pitch is scheduled for approximately 8 p.m. ET.
At least four prior All-Star Games have been impacted by rain:
- 1952: Game called after four innings due to rain.
- 1961: Game called after nine innings with the score tied 1-1 due to rain.
- 1969: Game postponed due to rain and played the next day.
- 1990: Game delayed approximately one hour by rain.
The All-Star Game MLB would proceed with a rainout. Presumably the game would be postponed and played Wednesday.in the World Series, so it is unclear how
Fortunately, Tuesday's weather forecast indicates the afternoon showers will clear out before the game. There are no additional showers expected later in the evening.
CBS Sports HQ Daily Newsletter
Get the best highlights and stories - yeah, just the good stuff handpicked by our team to start your day.
Thanks for signing up!
Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news.
There was an error processing your subscription.
The Mariners are going through a rebuild after a hectic offseason
St. Louis acquired Goldschmidt from Arizona in December
Things can't get any worse than they were last year, right?
Verlander would otherwise hit free agency this winter
Olson played in every game last season, but hurt himself in the second game of 2019
Kimbrel is perhaps the best free agent left on the market, and both the Braves and Brewers...