Edwin Jackson missed start because he went to wrong stadium

Tuesday March 24th, 2015

Cubs pitcher Edwin Jackson had a tough commute on Tuesday. He was supposed to start in a spring training game against the A's but had some travel difficulties.

The initial word was the he got stuck in traffic on the way to the ballpark. 

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In reality, he went to the wrong stadium.

It turns out he was at the ballpark in time for the first inning, but he didn't have time to get warmed up. 

The directional confusion turned out to be the highlight of Jackson's afternoon. He allowed seven runs in 1 2/3 innings. 

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