Grounds Crew May Be Regretting Tarp Decision In Philadelphia The Phillies postponed a baseball game Monday. They'd left the tarps off the field during the weekend's massive rain. Crews tried unsuccessfully to fix the problems with blowtorches.
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Grounds Crew May Be Regretting Tarp Decision In Philadelphia

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Grounds Crew May Be Regretting Tarp Decision In Philadelphia

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The Phillies postponed a baseball game Monday. They'd left the tarps off the field during the weekend's massive rain. Crews tried unsuccessfully to fix the problems with blowtorches.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep with a story of American ingenuity. The Philadelphia Phillies postponed a game Monday. They'd left the tarps off the field during last weekend's massive rain. Hoping to dry an impossibly soggy infield, the grounds crew brought out flame throwers, or more properly speaking, blowtorches. The dirt still wasn't dry enough for last night, but the Phillies hope to play the Nationals today, squeezing it in before Hurricane Florence. It's MORNING EDITION.

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