Then sewage water began to leak out onto the warning track near the Dodgers' dugout and into nearby box seats along the foul line.
The game was called in the fifth inning as the Dodgers were credited with a 4-3 victory. The clubhouse did not appear affected, but several Dodgers said the liquid spilled into the coaches' room and the video room.
The Los Angeles Dodgers have pledged to donate $2 million to Puerto Rico's recovery, more than six months after Hurricane Maria devastated the island.
If the Dodgers win the World Series this year, I can absolutely, with 100% certainly, tell you what will lead off the season highlight reel. "That's messed up. It's nasty".
"Apparently, there was a pipe backup on two different levels of the stadium", Dodgers president and CEO Stan Kasten said after the game.
And in a move I can't help but respect, they are giving away essentially the equal value of those ST tickets in the form of discounted tickets for when the Marlins come to town this season. "I smelled it. It was nasty, man".
In somewhat of a fetid omen ahead of the upcoming season, officials were forced to abandon play between The Dodgers and The Angels in the final pre-season game of the Freeway Series on Tuesday, following a 32-minute delay.
"You can always say you've seen everything, but we haven't seen something like that", Angels manager Mike Scioscia said.
Now that was a Spring Training game, so who cares right? "When you had a lake forming around the third base area that wasn't going to stop, it's just unfortunate".