Dodgers Manager Calls Infield at Turner Field ‘Shoddy’
ATLANTA (AP) – The Atlanta Braves say it’s too early to judge the condition of the playing field at Turner Field, which holds a big early lead for having the most errors for any stadium in the majors.
Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts told SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel on Friday the infield surface is “shoddy” and says he has heard that Braves players also are complaining. Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez says no complaints have come from his players.
Gonzalez says he met Friday with field director Ed Mangan, who explained the infield grass “is in transition” because of cool nights in Atlanta.
Entering Friday’s games, there have been 22 errors at Turner Field, easily the most in the majors, according to STATS. Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park is second with 15.
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