MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

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MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver talks on his phone in an empty Hammond Stadium on Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla. Major League Baseball has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule because if the coronavirus outbreak. The league is also delaying the start of its regular season by at least two weeks.
Members of the Pittsburgh Pirates leave the field after a spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.
Kansas City Royals fans Ron Bennett, right, Donna Bogue and Kathy Bennett are among the last to head out of the ballpark after the cancellation of a spring training baseball game between the Royals and the Seattle Mariners on Thursday in Surprise, Ariz.
A hand sanitizer dispenser is seen during a spring training baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.
Ushers leave empty Hammond Stadium, after a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Baltimore Orioles was canceled.
A lingering fan sits behind home plate after a spring training baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals on Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla.

MLB delays opening day at least 2 weeks because of virus

Minnesota Twins catcher Mitch Garver talks on his phone in an empty Hammond Stadium on Thursday in Fort Myers, Fla. Major League Baseball has suspended the rest of its spring training game schedule because if the coronavirus outbreak. The league is also delaying the start of its regular season by at least two weeks.
Members of the Pittsburgh Pirates leave the field after a spring training game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.
Kansas City Royals fans Ron Bennett, right, Donna Bogue and Kathy Bennett are among the last to head out of the ballpark after the cancellation of a spring training baseball game between the Royals and the Seattle Mariners on Thursday in Surprise, Ariz.
A hand sanitizer dispenser is seen during a spring training baseball game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday in Bradenton, Fla.
Ushers leave empty Hammond Stadium, after a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Baltimore Orioles was canceled.
A lingering fan sits behind home plate after a spring training baseball game between the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals on Thursday in West Palm Beach, Fla.
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