WASHINGTON (AP) — The San Francisco Giants’ game at the Washington Nationals on Thursday night was postponed because of rain.

The game was called less than an hour before the scheduled start. The tarp remained over the infield on the night of what was supposed to be the first game at Nationals Park since the 2019 World Series without capacity limits.

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The infield tarp is seen after the game between the San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals was postponed due to rain at Nationals Park on June 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. The game has been rescheduled as a split doubleheader on June 12. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The infield tarp is seen after the game between the San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals was postponed due to rain at Nationals Park on June 10, 2021 in Washington, DC. The game has been rescheduled as a split doubleheader on June 12. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

The rainout was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader of seven-inning games on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. and 7:15 p.m. Eastern Time (11:05 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Pacific).

TRAINER’S ROOM

Giants: Manager Gabe Kapler said LHP Caleb Baragar (left elbow inflammation) is close to returning. OF Mike Yastrzemski (right thumb sprain) and C Curt Casali (left wrist sprain) could come off the 10-IL Saturday or Sunday.

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UP NEXT

Giants: RHP Anthony DeSclafani (5-2, 3.51) starts Friday. He has allowed three or fewer earned runs in 15 consecutive road starts.

Nationals: RHP Max Scherzer (5-4, 2.22 ERA) is 4-5 with a 3.86 ERA in 10 starts against the Giants.

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