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Thursday, May 29, 2008

AP: Omaha minor league game suspended by acid leak

A hydrochloric acid leak caused Wednesday’s night’s game between the Omaha Royals and Oklahoma Redhawks to be suspended when the stadium was evacuated.

Homes and businesses in the area around Rosenblatt Stadium, including the zoo, were evacuated when a rail car was reported leaking at a nearby yard. The Pacific Coast League game will be picked up where it left off, after the fourth inning, before Thursday’s game.

Being minor league baseball, this is likely to spawn some future wacky promotion.

NTNgod Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:36 AM | 15 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: minor leagues, royals

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   1. Barry`s_Lazy_Boy Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:38 AM (#2797802)
Stay away from the brown kind.
   2. Moloka'i Three-Finger Brown (Declino DeShields) Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:43 AM (#2797818)
The googles, they do nothing!
   3. Shock Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:53 AM (#2797882)
This is what will happen if you institute instant replay.
   4. Gamingboy Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:56 AM (#2797893)
This is what will happen if you institute instant replay.


Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!


(that was a parody of instant replay complaints, by the way)
   5. ColonelTom Posted: May 29, 2008 at 02:58 AM (#2797900)
Insert Dock Ellis joke in 4...3...2...1...
   6. The importance of being Ernest Riles Posted: May 29, 2008 at 03:14 AM (#2797931)
What's the problem? They had four bases on the diamond to neutralize it.
   7. Brandon in MO (Yunitility Infielder) Posted: May 29, 2008 at 03:21 AM (#2797957)
Wouldn't surprise me if the O-Royals could beat the Royals in a series now.

Especially with Trey F'n Hillman managing the KC Royals.
   8. The Most Interesting Man In The World Posted: May 29, 2008 at 03:21 AM (#2797961)
Al Kaline to the rescue!
   9. The importance of being Ernest Riles Posted: May 29, 2008 at 03:22 AM (#2797964)
Al Kaline to the rescue!

Winner!
   10. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: May 29, 2008 at 03:23 AM (#2797967)
What's the problem? They had four bases on the diamond to neutralize it.

InstaPrimey!

ETA: ... despite what is now a 2nd place finish.
   11. jamcadbury Posted: May 29, 2008 at 04:12 AM (#2798077)
Chris Davis's awesomeness caused this leak.
   12. rlc Posted: May 29, 2008 at 05:22 AM (#2798118)
You see, this is what happens when you fool with the chemistry of a ball club...
   13. Roger Cedeno's Spleen Posted: May 29, 2008 at 06:11 AM (#2798127)
Should they trade for Brian Moehler?
   14. Jefferson Manship (Dan Lee) Posted: May 29, 2008 at 08:41 AM (#2798140)
Syd Barrett was unavailable for comment.
   15. Harold can be a fun sponge Posted: May 29, 2008 at 09:08 AM (#2798142)
They stole this story line from Friday Night Lights.

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