The San Francisco Giants have won their protest of Tuesday night’s rain-delayed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field which ended in a loss for the Giants after grounds crews mishandled the placing of the infield tarp, resulting in an unplayable surface after the rain passed.
That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.
Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was halted after 4 1/2 innings because of unplayable field conditions following rain at Wrigley Field.
The game between the Colorado Rockies and San Francisco Giants was suspended after the second rain delay Thursday, with the score tied 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth inning. A makeup date was still being determined. The Giants next visit Coors Field on Sept. 1-3.
The game between the Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics was called off Friday night because of a water-logged field that both teams and the umpiring crew said made conditions dangerous.
The game between the A’s and Cleveland Indians was postponed because of rain Tuesday night. It was the first rainout in Oakland since May 5, 1998.
It wasn’t exactly how Ryan Vogelsong envisioned his first career shutout. Nine innings or six, he’ll take it.
Friday’s rain out pushed the start of Cal’s final baseball season to Saturday.