Padres are away team but will host Mariners after wildfires scuttle schedule


Last updated 9/17/2020 at 2:21pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Padres announced Thursday, Sept. 17 that out of an abundance of caution due to air quality, the series between the Padres and Seattle Mariners would be played in Petco Park instead of Seattle.

The three games were scheduled to be played in Seattle's T-Mobile Park, but unhealthy air quality due to dozens of wildfires across the Pacific Northwest made that untenable.

Friday's game will begin at 6:40 p.m., Saturday's at 6:10 p.m. and Sunday's at 1:10 p.m. The Mariners will serve as the home team for all three contests in San Diego.

The Padres are 32-19,...

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