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Cubs: Tarp struggles 'freak thing'

Updated: August 23, 2014, 1:48 AM ET
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CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs classify their struggles with the infield tarp that resulted in Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants being suspended as a "freak thing" rather than a result of the organization cutting costs.

"The budget for grounds crew and maintenance has not been slashed," Cubs spokesman Julian Green told ESPNChicago.com on Friday. "It is true there have been organizational changes to ensure the business operation is running efficiently. That's something every organization ...

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