White Sox popup fail leads to Travis Wood grand slam

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It's not really the White Sox' fault, though, as the wind will attest.

It's just a little bit windy at Wrigley Field on Thursday, to the point where four White Sox infielders are not enough to track down and catch this popup from Cubs catcher Welington Castillo:

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That would turn out to be a real shame later on, as the bases ended up loaded without a single out, and pitcher Travis Wood up. You would think the opposing pitcher would be an easy out, but again, it's windy out:

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At east Travis Wood was able to hit a home run that didn't make a woman spill her beer over her husband's head. Not that it makes Jake Peavy and the White Sox feel any better, as they're down 7-2 in the seventh as of this writing.

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