LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Las Vegas Aviators and Minor League Baseball (MiLB) are postponing the start of the 2020 season, similar to MLB's announcement earlier in the day.
MiLB has released the following statement:
“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.”
Statement from Minor League Baseball ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/H4RlAyPxxw
— Minor League Baseball (@MiLB) March 12, 2020