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Rain Delay

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. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Win Protest Of ‘TarpGate’ Game Loss After Botched Wrigley Field Tarp Placement

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.

08/20/2014

Chicago Cubs head groundskeeper Roger Baird (R) and the crew work on Wrigley Field after a downpour delayed the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are Baseball Rules Out-Of-Date Regarding Rain-Shortened Games?

That is the opinion of many San Francisco Giants fans following the rain-shortened debacle at Wrigley Field on Tuesday night.

08/20/2014

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. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Giants Fall To Cubs In Rain-Shortened Game After Tarp Fail By Grounds Crew

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.

08/19/2014

Fans are removed from the seating bowl when a Tornado Warning was issued during a weather delay between the San Francisco Giants and the Colorado Rockies in the fourth inning at Coors Field on May 22, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. (Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Giants, Rockies Suspended Due To Rain

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.

05/22/2014

Members of the grounds crew cover the infield after the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners was postponed because the field was unplayable due to recent rain at O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

A’s-Mariners Game Postponed Because Of Soggy Field

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.

04/04/2014

Cleveland Indians v Oakland Athletics

A’s, Cleveland Game Postponed, First Rainout In Oakland Since 1998

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.

04/01/2014

Cactus League Play

Giants Beat Cubs 3-0 In 6 Rainy Innings

It wasn’t exactly how Ryan Vogelsong envisioned his first career shutout. Nine innings or six, he’ll take it.

CBS San Francisco–05/14/2011

Cal Bears.

Rain Delays Cal Baseball’s Final Season

Friday’s rain out pushed the start of Cal’s final baseball season to Saturday.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/19/2011

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