Earthquake felt during Blue Jays-Padres game

Play stopped momentarily in the eighth inning of Monday night’s

Toronto Blue Jays-San Diego Padres game as Petco Park swayed during

an earthquake.

David Eckstein had just grounded out in the bottom of the inning

when the stadium began shaking. The next batter, Chase Headley,

stayed out of the batter’s box for a few seconds, then stepped


The public address announced asked that everyone remain calm.

The crowd cheered.