Mets Blow Game, Mets Grounds Crew Blows Rain Delay

Rain forced a 45-minute delay in Queens today as the Mets were an out away from finishing up a win over San Diego. That delay was lifted just long enough for Jeurys Familia to give up the lead thanks to a three-run Justin Upton homer—which forced a bottom of the ninth. Well, that bottom of the ninth will be awhile in… »7/30/15 3:58pm7/30/15 3:58pm

Last Night's Rain Delay Was Called One Out Before The Cardinals Had To Stop Selling Beer

When Shane Robinson grounded out to give the Cardinals a 3-1 lead, with two outs in the seventh, it was raining. Raining hard. Raining hard enough to call the game? Raining harder than in the previous at-bat? Raining not quite as hard as it would for the next batter, when crew chief Gary Darling called a halt to play? »10/18/12 11:00am10/18/12 11:00am

"I Am A Little Worried To Be...On The Electronics": Thunder Storm Terrorizes Professional Baseball Grounds Crew

Courtesy of Aaron Morse, the voice you hear broadcasting, comes video of this wild thunder storm rain delay. The game between the Joliet Slammers and Southern Illinois Miners on Friday night was delayed for rain and what appears to be heavy winds. The grounds crew put down the tarp and even, according to Morse,… »6/30/12 10:42am6/30/12 10:42am

Bill Murray Entertains Minor League Baseball Fans During Rain Delay, Dives Head First On Tarp

Apparently, part of Bill Murray's duties as part owner of the Charleston RiverDogs, a Class-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, is to serve as Director of Fun. The Director can be seen here rounding the tarp-covered bases and taking a nice sloppy tumble dive into tarp-covered home. »6/10/12 9:54pm6/10/12 9:54pm

World Series Game Five Suspended; Phillies' One-Run Lead Delayed Rain Delay

For the entire World Series, it seems like the umpires had been under the mischievous magnifying glass of the sinister "Toy Story" neighbor Sid, just burning under the criticism. Little did you realize it'd go beyond the classic blown out-safe calls and wacky strike zones. Now it's about when to roll a tarp onto a… »10/27/08 11:24pm10/27/08 11:24pm