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Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

CBS Chicago–08/21/2014

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Top 5 Starting Rotations If The Playoffs Started Today

By Jordan Tracy The trade deadline has come and gone. All that is left is possibly waiver wire trades that could include someone like Cliff Lee being dealt but major moves have been made before […]

07/31/2014

John Lackey. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Cardinals Send Craig, Kelly To Red Sox For Lackey

It was Boston’s second big trade of the day, as it earlier shipped Jon Lester to Oakland.

CBS Chicago–07/31/2014

Second baseman Emilio Bonifacio tags out Matt Carpenter of the St. Louis Cardinals.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Cardinals Shut Out Cubs 1-0

Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings and Matt Holliday hit a solo homer to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 1-0 victory and a series win over the Chicago Cubs on Sunday.

07/27/2014

Matt Adams of the St. Louis Cardinals is tagged out by Emilio Bonifacio #64 of the Chicago Cubs during the first inning. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Cardinals 6-3

Matt Adams drove in four runs, A.J. Pierzynski had three hits in his St. Louis debut and the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to stop a four-game skid.

07/26/2014

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5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]

07/25/2014

PHOENIX, AZ - APRIL 13: Paul Goldschmidt #44 of the Arizona Diamondbacks at bat during the MLB game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Chase Field on April 13, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Dodgers defeated the Diamondbacks 8-6.

National League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.

07/11/2014

MLB commissioner Bud Selig. (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Hopefully, Crimes In The All-Star Game Are Selig’s Punishment

What’s Bud Selig’s legacy? An idiotic home-field advantage rule and PEDs.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2014

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The 5 Dirtiest Plays in Baseball History

Check out our list of the 5 dirtiest plays in baseball history.

06/27/2014

Yasiel Puig's celebrations have irked some baseball traditionalists. (Getty IMages)

Baffoe: Baseball’s Fun Police Problem

To progress, baseball can’t fear change and deny game and player evolution.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2014

Jake Arrieta  delivers a pitch in the first inning during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals.  (Photo by David Welker/Getty Images)

Cardinals Beat Cubs 4-3 In 12 innings

Pinch-hitter Greg Garcia was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded and one out in the 12th inning, sending the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Tuesday night.

05/14/2014

Yadier Molina #4 of the St. Louis Cardinals hits a two-RBI single during the ninth inning against the Chicago Cubs on May 4, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cardinals Rally In 9th To Beat Cubs 5-4

Although their three-game winning streak was snapped by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night, the Chicago Cubs are starting to see progress.

05/05/2014

Starlin Castro congratulates Junior Lake at home plate after Lake hit a two-run home.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Win First Series Of The Season

A strong effort by Jake Arrieta and the bullpen gave the team back-to-back wins over St Louis. The Cubs had not won a series since September 11, 2013.

05/03/2014

Starlin Castro. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lake, Rizzo HR, Lead Arrieta, Cubs Over Cardinals

Junior Lake and Anthony Rizzo homered, leading Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-0 Saturday for their season-best third win in a row.

A day after the Cubs tagged St. Louis ace Adam Wainwright, they came back to beat Michael Wacha (2-3).

The Cubs have their longest winning streak since a three-game sweep of San Francisco in late July.

Arrieta struck out seven over 5 1-3 innings in his season debut. He gave up four hits.

Chicago’s bullpen combined to pitch 3 2-3 scoreless innings. Brian Schlitter (1-0) got two outs for the win and Hector Rondon worked around a pair of leadoff singles in the ninth for his third save.

05/03/2014

Kolten Wong hits an RBI single against the Chicago Cubs.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Fall To Cardinals 6-4

Matt Carpenter drove in three runs, leading Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Sunday.

04/13/2014

Carlos Villanueva pitches against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cardinals Top Cubs 10-4

Matt Carpenter drove in two runs and Adam Wainwright saved a tired bullpen by lasting seven innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in their 10-4 win over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.

04/12/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 27: Kolten Wong #16 of the St. Louis Cardinals reacts after being picked off at first by Koji Uehara #19 of the Boston Red Sox in the ninth inning to end Game Four of the 2013 World Series at Busch Stadium on October 27, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri. The Red Sox defeated the Cardinals 4-2.

Cardinals Give Kolten Wong Another Shot At Second

Kolten Wong struggled at the plate for the Cardinals in 2013. Consistent at-bats might be the answer.

03/16/2014

David Nail (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for City Of Hope)

Musicians + Sports: David Nail Reveals His Dream Sports Job

A native of the tiny town of Kennett, Missouri, Nail’s well-documented love of sports is a very close second to music in his heart, always rooting for teams that hail from his home state.

01/24/2014

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Rapper Nelly Proud to be a Saint Louis ‘Homer’

The rapper has nothing but love when it comes to the St. Louis Cardinals and Rams.

12/27/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Wisch: The Cubs Can Trade Castro – But Not To The Cardinals

In the name of Lou Brock, the Cubs can’t do that.

670 The Score–11/05/2013

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