Ballpark Sinkhole Cancels Rangers Batting Practice

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There was a sinking feeling at Rangers Ballpark Tuesday, and we're not talking about the visiting Cleveland Indians, who had lost 12 straight on the road.

A busted pipe under the infield created a sinkhole behind the mound.

Sinkhole Ballpark

As a result, batting practice for both the Indians and Texas Rangers to be canceled before the MLB game so the grounds crew could fix the problem.

Workers had to dig more than three feet deep to try to fix the pipe - used to water the infield - but were able to finish the repairs and patch up the field in time.

Cleveland manager Terry Francona was asked if these were shenanigans by his struggling team in an attempt to sabotage the game and get a day off.

"I didn't do it," Francona chuckled. "We're not there yet."

"We're frustrated, but we're not there."

Cleveland went on to win, 5-2. Good luck sinkhole?

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