2 1/2+ hours after a scheduled 7:05 start Saturday night, the Nationals seemed to be holding out hope for a game:
We're still waiting out the delay here at Nationals Park, hoping to get tonight's game in— Washington Nationals (@Nationals) September 22, 2013
3 1/2+ hours into the rain delay, Bryce Harper Tweeted a photo of himself (above) dressed as a construction worker:
Shortly thereafter, it seems Harper's cry for help did the trick: the Marlins (not the Nats, notably) announced that the game had been postponed. Doubleheader on Sunday.
Worth noting: how Giancarlo Stanton passed the time: