It’s a long shot, with San Francisco contending Wrigley’s tarp is a “mechanical field device.”
Tuesday’s game was called after 4 1/2 innings because the field was soaked from 15 minutes of rain.
The San Francisco Giants and the Chicago Cubs played 4 1/2 innings in 6 hours, 9 minutes. An unplayable field following a downpour led to the game being called off at 1:16 a.m. The teams had played just enough on Tuesday night for the Cubs to earn a rain-shortened 2-0 victory.
There are more loopholes and flaws than anyone envisioned with the new system.
When you see one of these great hustle plays from now on just know what you’re clapping it up for.
Tigers manager Jim Leyland has selected Ventura and Blue Jays manager John Gibbons as his coaches for the AL All-Star squad
Boosted by two-run homers from proven postseason stars Carlos Beltran and David Freese, and 5 1-3 innings from a steady bullpen, the wild, wild-card St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Sunday night in Game 1 of the NL Championship Series.
Among the age-old traditions at Wrigley Field, throwing back home run balls hit by visiting players is right at the top of the list.
Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Tuesday that Cubs manager Mike Quade will replace Jim Riggleman on his National League All-Star coaching staff.