On the field, a combination of slush and snow sat on the tarp, while the sprinklers went off in the uncovered outfield.
"It's definitely important to me", Rizzo said of Monday's game against the Pirates at Wrigley Field. But the accumulation and cold temperatures were just too much. When it became clear the weather was going to cause trouble, the game was pushed back one hour to handle the effects of the inclement weather as ground crews kicked into gear trying to get the field and stadium cleared of snow.
"It's rough out there", reliever Steve Cishek said. So guys like him, as you get a little bit older, save those moments for the game and that's the message with him and all the guys.
1st juror seated at Bill Cosby retrial Judge Steven O'Neill, clearly annoyed by the defense's objections, said he didn't see a reason to stop the selection process. But they say they haven't formed an opinion and can serve as fair and impartial jurors.
Record-setter Nadal roars back, Italy hold France France will host the winners of the tie between Spain and Germany, from 14-16 September, for a place in the Davis Cup final. The French came out on top in a dramatic match earlier in the day when Lucas Pouille defeated Andreas Seppi in five sets.
The Cubs remain the last team in the majors to not have played at home this season after opening the year with nine straight road games.
Milwaukee falls back to.500 on the season at 5-5.
The Cubs' new-look bullpen has shined so far. Rizzo was to have been re-evaluated Tuesday morning before the Cubs determined it best to place him on the DL. We'll see how it goes. "Been limiting the free passes for the most part, and just really going in with a lot of confidence".
Pittsburgh is off to a surprising 7-2 start. Chatwood has limited the Pirates to only two runs in 12 career innings, and he was sharp in his Cubs debut, holding Cincinnati to one run on four hits in six innings.
Tyler Chatwood (0-1, 1.50 ERA) will make his second start of the season and his Wrigley Field debut for the Cubs. As of Sunday, he was considered doubtful for Monday's series opener against the Pirates.
Sebastian Vettel wins the Bahrain Grand Prix
During a routine pit stop, Raikkonen's auto was released too early and hit one of the team's mechanics as he accelerated away. Raikkonen left the Ferrari pit box after being given a green light - but one of his tyres was not put on correctly.
Vanuatu and China deny holding military base talks
National leader Simon Bridges said it's not necessarily wrong when other countries invest in others' infrastructure. Australia has warned Vanuatu against any moves to allow a greater Chinese military presence in the Pacific nation.
Why Oil Prices Just Rallied To $70
However, soaring USA crude production, which has jumped by a quarter since mid-2016, threatens to undermine Opec's efforts. The United States late past year overtook top exporter Saudi Arabia as the world's second biggest crude producer.