Pedro Gomez wrote:
Some 100,000 people ― and Chase Field, where the Diamondbacks play ― lost power, but the outage was not caused by a rampaging baboon. Gomez clarified a few minutes later:
The Suns Gorilla, mascot of the NBA’s Phoenix Suns, took to Twitter with an alibi after the 22-minute delay:
The Phoenix Zoo also got in on the fun:
Gomez later said “that might be my all time best autocorrect.” The baboon tweet also led to this amusing exchange between Gomez and the Diamondbacks:
Here’s more reaction:
The Rangers would eventually win, 9-5.