Attack of the Giant Tarp! Baseball Players Come to Rescue of Groundskeeper Caught in Field Canvas

As the weather turned brutal during a baseball game, one groundskeeper was stuck in a tarp while trying to protect the field.

It was a scary moment for a groundskeeper in Pittsburgh as he was swallowed up by an out of control tarp.

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The TV commentator calling the Pittsburgh Pirates baseball game said: “One of the grounds man getting caught up in that tarp.”

The grounds crew was attempting to cover the infield at PNC Park after a storm rolled in during last night's Pirates game against the San Diego Padres but a mighty wind ripped the tarp from their hands burying the man.

Even the ballplayers came to the rescue and leapt into action to wrestle the tarp into submission.

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Much of the country battled severe weather last night. In Abilene, Texas, they were fishing in the streets after a pond flooded turning the roads into rivers.

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