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Braves-Nationals game is postponed because of Navy Yard shootings
Braves-Nationals game is postponed because of Navy Yard shootings

The Washington Nationals postponed Monday night's game against the Atlanta Braves after shootings at the nearby Navy Yard. The game was rescheduled as part of a day-night doubleheader Tuesday. "It's a very emotional day. An extremely horrific act happened very near to the ballpark," Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the victims over there and all the people affected by this. We felt it was inappropriate to play a major league baseball game with such tragedy right down the street." One of the stadium's parking lots was used for families of the Navy Yard employees to meet after the evacuation of the...

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