The 162-game season, which was set to kick off
on March 26 with all 30 teams taking the field, is among the
numerous international sporting events upended by the outbreak,
as teams, athletes and leagues across the globe face an
"MLB will keep fans updated on decisions regarding plans for the
2020 schedule in the days and weeks ahead," said the league,
which had initially planned a two-week postponement to the start
of the season, before revising its outlook.
"We will continue to monitor ongoing events and undertake the
precautions and best practices recommended by public health
experts, and urge all baseball fans to follow suit."
(Reporting By Amy Tennery; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)
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