covid19 – MLB Updates (by: Jovin Tardif)

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MLB postponed until further notice

Major League Baseball (MLB) is expected to cease all spring training activities amid the growing coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.  According to multiple sources, MLB is expected to suspend spring training.  The league will delay the beginning of the regular season.  The 2020 season was scheduled to begin on March 26. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic it was announced on March 12 that the remainder of spring training games will be canceled.  The start of the regular season will be delayed until further notice.  MLB has now announced that the season would be postponed indefinitely.  In 2019, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of professional baseball.  All 30 Major League teams wore a special “MLB 150” patch on their uniforms for the entire 2019 season. They honored the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings for the 150th anniversary. The Cincinnati Red Stockings were the first openly all-salaried professional MLB baseball team.  Every club wore the “MLB 150” patches on their caps on Opening Day, March 28.  This is the first time a league-wide anniversary will be commemorated on caps.  Last year, the World Series began October 22 and ended October 30. The Washington Nationals won the NLDS in 2019 defeated the Houston Astros in seven games to earn the franchise’s first championship.


 

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Meanwhile in Canada, the Toronto Blue Jays made a few changes. New players including Hyun-jin Ryu, Shun Yamaguchi, and Travis Shaw. They will play with fan favorites: Bo Bichette, Randal Grichuk, Cavan Biggio and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.  When the season begins, how do you think they will do this year?


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