The Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals will be starting a four-game series on Thursday evening to wrap up Colorado’s seven-game roadtrip. The Rockies (20-23) started their roadtrip in Pittsburgh where they lost two of three to the Pirates. The Nationals (15-30) will be wrapping up their seven-game homestand before heading out on the road. The Nationals lost two of three to the Dodgers to start the homestand.
During this series, though, the two teams will have to deal with some weather, particularly on Friday.
Washington, D.C. weather for Thursday, May 26
The Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals should have good weather for their evening game tonight.
When the game starts at 7:05 PM E.T., the weather at Nationals Park should around 71 degrees with a 15 percent chance of rain showers. Winds will be minimal as they’ll be between 5-10 MPH but they will be blowing out to left field. By the time the game ends, temperatures will be in the high 60s.
For the Rockies, they will send Germán Márquez (1-4, 6.14 ERA in eight starts) to the mound and he will face Patrick Corbin (0-7, 6.60 ERA in nine starts).
Washington, D.C. weather for Friday, May 27
The Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals will have to deal with some storms on Friday evening for their 7:05 PM E.T. game.
Showers will start developing mid-morning and by late morning, they will develop into thunderstorms. The thunderstorms could be severe too. The chance of thunderstorms during the game are 70 percent, as of Thursday morning. Temperatures will be in the low 70s at game time.
The Rockies will have Austin Gomber (2-4, 4.11 ERA in eight starts) as their starting pitcher and opposing him will be Aaron Sanchez (3-3, 7.16 ERA in six starts).
Washington, D.C. weather for Saturday, May 28
For Saturday, the weather should be more for the Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals at Nationals Park.
The game will start at 4:05 PM E.T. so the two teams will likely have to deal with some shadows but temperatures should be in the high 70s around game time with winds blowing from first base to third base at around 10 MPH. The chance of rain is just 15 percent.
The Rockies will have Chad Kuhl (3-2, 3.67 ERA in eight starts) toeing the slab and the Nationals will oppose with Joan Adon (1-8, 6.97 ERA in nine starts).
Washington, D.C. weather for Sunday, May 29
For the Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals on Sunday, it will be the warmest weather day for the two teams at Nationals Park.
For the 1:35 PM E.T. start, the sun will be bountiful as there will be few clouds and temperatures will be in the low- to mid-80s with winds blowing out to left field at 5-10 MPH.
Kyle Freeland (1-4, 4.60 ERA in nine starts) will garner the start for the Rockies and Washington will send one of their best starters on the season, Josiah Gray (4-4, 5.44 ERA), to the mound.
After the series is over, the Rockies will return home to face the Miami Marlins on Memorial Day and the Nationals will head out on what is their longest roadtrip of the season and it will start against the Mets.