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Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp Statement Regarding Minor League Baseball Postponing Start of 2020 Season

March 12, 2020

Statement via Minor League Baseball: “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

Statement via Minor League Baseball:

“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 via Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp:

"The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are fully supportive of Minor League Baseball's decision to suspend the beginning of the 2020 season. The health and safety of our fans, players, staff and partners will always be our top priority. We will communicate additional details as soon as they become available in this continually-evolving situation."