Major League Baseball has informed Minor League Baseball that it will not be providing its affiliated Minor League teams with players for the 2020 season. As expected, the result forced Minor League Baseball to officially cancel its 2020 campaign.
“These are unprecedented times for our country and our organization as this is the first time in our history that we’ve had a summer without Minor League Baseball played,” said Minor League Baseball President & CEO Pat O’Conner. “While this is a sad day for many, this announcement removes the uncertainty surrounding the 2020 season and allows our teams to begin planning for an exciting 2021 season of affordable entertainment.”
The cancellation of the season comes at a difficult time for Minor League teams, many of which are simply trying to stay afloat financially.
“Each club is different as you know, but overall, we are in need of some help,” said O’Conner. “We’ve [Read more…]