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MiLB Statement Regarding COVID-19

March 17, 2020 - New York-Penn League (NYPL) - Staten Island Yankees News Release

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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