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MiLB Statement Regarding COVID-19

March 17, 2020

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Minor League Baseball issued 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

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Minor League Baseball issued 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."

At this time there is no delay to the scheduled start of the Staten Island Yankees' 2020 season, which begins in June. If you have any questions at this time please call us at 718-720-9265 or fill out the contact us form here and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

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About Staten Island Yankees
The Staten Island Yankees are the Class A Short Season Affiliate of the New York Yankees and play at Richmond County Bank Ballpark at St. George. The Staten Island Yankees are six-time New York-Penn League Champions (2000, 2002, 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2011). The 2020 season begins on the road on June 18th, and the home opener is on Friday, June 19th, against the Brooklyn Cyclone at 7 p.m. For more information, visit siyanks.com and pizzarats.com.

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