WASHINGTON - Former Arizona Wildcats pitcher Mark Melancon will be the Pittsburgh closer after the Pirates placed National League saves leader Jason Grilli on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm.
The grounds crew put the tarp onto the field well before any rain fell. Weather radar showed an undeniable storm heading straight for Detroit. When the game was postponed, there still had been no rain. But the storm began about 15 minutes later.