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Thursday, April 02, 2020

London Series featuring Cubs, Cards canceled

ST. LOUIS—The cancellations and postponements of Major League Baseball’s season has now reached the Cardinals’ series against the Cubs in London this summer.

The Mitel & MLB Present London Series has been canceled due to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, MLB announced Wednesday morning. The Cardinals and Cubs were scheduled to play at London Stadium on June 13-14. The London Series website states that the series will not take place at any time this season.

The series had been in jeopardy since concerns about international travel and the spread of COVID-19 in Europe began to take shape. In early March, the Cardinals had hoped MLB would wait on a decision until closer to the scheduled date of the series. But when the coronavirus began its rapid spread through the United States, MLB canceled Spring Training and delayed the start of the regular season, and the Cardinals’ focus shifted toward larger issues. It is still unknown when the season will begin.

 

QLE Posted: April 02, 2020 at 01:14 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cancellations, london, neutral site games

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