Cubs are mad at AC/DC over post-concert field conditions
The Cubs are not happy with rock legends AC/DC after the band’s recent concert at Wrigley Field led to the outfield needing new sod, and the infield riddled with holes.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon blamed an error by second baseman Starlin Castro on sloppy infield created by the concert, according to ESPN.
"I don’t know if they [the band] were out there taking ground balls in 9-inch heels. They totally messed up our infield,” Maddon said. “I’ve seen a bad hop at third, a bad hop at second. Prior to that I’ve not seen one bad hop all year.”
Castro was not willing to deflect blame for the error onto the band, but did agree that the outfield has not been the same since the show.
“The grass on the outfield is bad. … It’s not even. Some long, some short. It’s not what it used to be.”