Braves vs. Tigers Rain Delay: Updates, Start Time *UPDATED*

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Coming off a particularly brutal loss in the first game of the series against the Tigers, the Atlanta Braves were hoping to be able to wash away the stink of a bullpen collapse against a team that is not particularly good. Unfortunately, we will have to wait as Tuesday's game will be delayed by rain.

One hopes that Spencer Strider hadn't done too much in terms of warming up so that he can ease into his know, whenever that happens. We will keep you updated with details on what the weather looks like and when we have a start time. Right now, it looks like this Braves rain delay has actual rain in Detroit.

**UPDATE: 7:44 PM EST** After a lengthy period of time with no information whatsoever, we now have word that the tarp has come off the field

**UPDATE: 8:09 PM EST** We finally have have a tentative start time for tonight's game as we should be getting baseball beginning at 8:45 PM EST.

**UPDATE 8:38 PM EST** Haha, just kidding. Looks like the tarp is going back on the field and the threat of no baseball this evening is very real.

While you are waiting, here is some light reading to get you ready for tonight's game.

First, we have our game preview which includes a breakdown of the pitching matchup as well as all of the information you need on how to follow along with the game.

We also have a look at Orlando Arcia's All-Star case as well as a look at the surprising Miami Marlins and why the Braves should (and shouldn't) be worried about one of the league's more surprising teams the rest of the way.