Minor League Baseball delays start of 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns

Minor League Baseball delays start of 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns
Minor League Baseball has delayed the start of the 2020 season due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.( Source: kfda) (Source: kfda)

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Minor League Baseball has delayed the start of the 2020 season due to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus.

Below is a statement released by Minor League Baseball:

In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of the 2020 Championship Season. We will continue to monitor the developments and will announce additional information about the 2020 season at a later date. We will work with Major League Baseball and our community partners to resume play as soon as it is safe to do so. The health and safety of Minor League Baseball fans, players and executives is our top priority, and our thoughts are with those around the world who have been affected by this outbgreak.
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Following this, the Sod Poodles have announced that this decision will affect the start of their 2020 season.

Ticket sales, originally scheduled to begin Saturday, March 14, has been postponed until further notice.

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