Baseball Mexico: Monday, March 16, 2020

Baseball Mexico: Monday, March 16, 2020 by Bruce Baskin, Baseball Mexico, http://baseballmexico.blogspot.com/ CORONAVIRUS PANIC DELAYS LMB SEASON FIVE WEEKS When fears over the coronavirus grounded every other professional baseball league around the world to a halt, the Mexican League still expected to begin their 2020 schedule on April 6 as planned. That changed Saturday morning when…

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MLB Further Delays Opening Day In Accordance With CDC Recommendations

MLB Further Delays Opening Day In Accordance With CDC Recommendations Following last night’s recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Major League Baseball has issued a new statement confirming that Opening Day will be delayed considerably later than the original April 9 date: Today Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call…

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Americas Olympic Baseball qualifier postponed

Americas Olympic Baseball qualifier postponed Press release World Baseball Softball Confederation PHOENIX (AZ), USA — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), together with host USA Baseball,  announced the postponing of the WBSC Baseball Americas Qualification Event for the Games of the XXXII Olympiad Tokyo 2020 due to player, personnel and spectator health and safety measures to…

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