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In the Battle Between Man and Tarp, This Iconic Baseball Field's Grounds Crew Loses

"That is not how you cover an infield..."

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The Chicago Cubs faced the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night in an important game — the Giants have solid playoff chances, the Cubs, not so much — but Mother Nature conspired against them.

Mother Nature and the ineptitude of Wrigley Field's staff.

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.

Image via YouTube Image via YouTube

But the grounds crew's tarp failure was the main event.

Image via YouTube Image via YouTube

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.

(H/T: SB Nation)

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