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Salt Lake Bees, MiLB 2020 Season Will Be Delayed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

Mar 12, 2020, 3:09 PM | Updated: 3:11 pm
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Bees' Brennon Lund talks with media members as the Salt Lake Bees hold their media day at Smiths Ballpark on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. (Scott Winterton, Deseret News)
(Scott Winterton, Deseret News)

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The Salt Lake Bees and the 2020 Minor League Baseball season has been delayed. Minor League Baseball announced on 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.”

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