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MLB delays opening of 2020 season due to coronavirus concerns


Last updated 3/12/2020 at 1:56pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Major League Baseball announced today the opening of the 2020 regular season will be delayed by at least two weeks due to the coronavirus, adding the league to the list of sporting events being impacted by

the outbreak.

"This action is being taken in the interests of the safety and well-being of our players, clubs and our millions of loyal fans,'' according to a

league statement. "MLB will continue to evaluate ongoing events leading up to the start of the season."

The league also canceled all remaining Spring Training games, along with the 2020 World Baseball Classic quali...

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