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Petco Park to serve as neutral MLB playoff site


Last updated 9/15/2020 at 3:44pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Petco Park will play host to a pair of American League playoff series next month under a schedule announced Tuesday, Sept. 15 that will culminate with Major League Baseball's first neutral-site World Series, played in Arlington, Texas.

The playoff tournament schedule was formulated in response to the coronavirus pandemic, with an eye toward the ``bubble'' concept employed by the NBA and NHL aimed at ensuring limited outside interaction with players.

Under the schedule, Petco Park will play host to a best-of-five American League Division Series beginning Oct. 6. The o...

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