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TarpGate

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)

Cubs Had Smaller Grounds Crew In ‘TarpGate’ Game Vs. Giants, May Have Tried To Skirt Obamacare

The Chicago Cubs had fewer grounds crew members during Tuesday night’s so-called “Tarp Gate” game against the San Francisco Giants. A newspaper reported that the team recently reorganized staffing to possibly skirt insurance requirements under Obamacare.

08/22/2014

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants follows through on an RBI single scoring Adam Duvall during the sixth inning of a resumed game against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on August 21, 2014 in Chicago. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

After Winning ‘Tarpgate’ Protest, Giants Lose To Cubs In Suspended Game

After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game on Thursday night.

08/21/2014

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 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

Joe Panik #12 of the San Francisco Giants is greeted by Andrew Susac (L) and Michael Morse #38 after scoring against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning on August 20, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Giants Come Out Swinging, Defeat Cubs After TarpGate Protest Upheld

Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before.

08/20/2014

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