Wrigley loses power, delays game

Updated: May 27, 2010, 2:00 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The lights went out at Wrigley Field and the game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Cubs was delayed 18 minutes Wednesday night after power lines came in contact with tree branches, causing a power outage.

A bank of lights behind home plate went out as Cubs starter Tom Gorzelanny released a 3-1 pitch to Blake DeWitt in the fourth inning. Home plate umpire Wally Bell called the pitch a ball and granted DeWitt first base on the walk. As Dewitt was jogging down the first-base ...

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