Mother Nature and the ineptitude of Wrigley Field's staff.
This is not how you cover an infield with a tarp, Cubs pic.twitter.com/ODZeKr4wQo— Ann Frazier (@annfrazi) August 20, 2014
The Cubs had prepared for the weather, with about a billion bags of Diamond Dry.
They also employed a leaf blower...
...and one dedicated man with a rake.
But the grounds crew's tarp failure was the main event.
One fan went so far as to set the whole debacle to "Yackety Sax" in a video posted to YouTube Tuesday night.
The consolation for Chicago fans: The game was eventually called in the Cubs' favor.
The umpires have called this an official game, with the #Cubs prevailing 2-0 in the middle of the 5th.— Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 20, 2014
(H/T: SB Nation)
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