Vegas Play of the Day: Washington Nationals at Chicago Cubs

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Turner went 0-for-4 in Game 3 and is now 0-for-12 for the series.

Pulling away from the Brewers and Cardinals in the final two weeks of the season, the Cubs showed themselves to be a bounce back bunch as they made the playoffs for a third-straight time. Strasburg was electric in Friday's Game 1, taking a no-hitter into the sixth inning.

Bryce Harper reacts after he hit a three-run home run during the eighth inning Saturday in Washington. In his only start against them this season, on June 27 in Washington, he allowed six runs (five earned), six hits and walked six in four innings of a 6-1 loss.

Although rain hadn't started falling, the tarp was rolled out on to Wrigley Field.

Scherzer has struck out six and thrown 90 pitches Monday at Wrigley Field.

Quintana was making the first postseason start of his career. Right-hander Tanner Roark is the scheduled starter Tuesday, but Washington could turn to ace right-hander Stephen Strasburg on full rest if Game 4 gets pushed to Wednesday. He retired his first nine batters before he hit Jon Jay leading off the fourth inning. This season, the contact wasn't always weak and he gave up more hits.

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"I was kind of bewildered, because it's not too many teams or pitchers that have held us in check like that for a couple days", Nationals manager Dusty Baker said.

"Jake's really primed for this opportunity", Maddon said Tuesday. "It's on our World Series ring, that doesn't change". But that's one big offensive inning with a whole lot of bad preceding it. "Obviously he was in his state, but [after the game-tying hit] I don't think he let me get two steps down the stairs before he grabbed me and hugged me and thanked me".

"The process would start between [pitching coach] Mike Maddux and myself, and then we talk to Strasburg if we were serious about it", Baker said.

"Hopefully, if we start the game, we know that we can play the game", Maddon said. "We know we're going to have a close game". With more showers in the forecast, Major League Baseball then called it off.

Throughout Tuesday afternoon, MLB, TBS, the Cubs and the Nationals were trying to determine how impactful the weather would be for Game 4 of the National League Division Series, which is scheduled for a 4:38 p.m. first pitch at Wrigley Field.

For the second time in this series, the Cubs found themselves being dominated by the Nationals' starter.

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