Start of Minor League Baseball season delayed

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The Blue Wahoos were scheduled to start their 2020 season on April 9th.

PENSACOLA, Fla. (WKRG) – The start of the Minor League Baseball season has been delayed due health concerns regarding the Coronavirus.

MiLB said in a statement Thursday:

“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 outbreak.” 

The Blue Wahoos were scheduled to start their 2020 season on April 9th.

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