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During Thursday's Cubs-Phillies game, a downpour erupted out of nowhere in the bottom of the seventh inning. As the grounds crew put the tarp on the field, a member of the crew slipped and fell over the mound, and was covered by the tarp. He eventually got out of there, with his pride being the only thing injured, though it did take about half a dozen of his fellow staffers to help him out. Talk about a bizarre day at work...

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