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Jokes Abound During Hours-Long Rain Delay in Nationals, Cubs Game

The delay lasted well into the night in the nation's capital

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    Jon Lester #34 of the Chicago Cubs waits to bat in the second inning against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on September 7, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

    The game between the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals was delayed due to rain, and fans had some fun cracking jokes during the lengthy delay. 

    Jon Lester managed to pitch just one inning before the skies opened up in the game, but that didn't stop fans from poking fun at the absurdity of the situation: 

    After a delay that lasted several hours, the game was finally postponed just before 11 p.m., and was rescheduled for Saturday afternoon at 2:05 p.m.