Coronavirus: Dayton Dragons season delayed

Coronavirus: Dayton Dragons season delayed

DAYTON — Minor League Baseball has announced a delay to the start of the 2020 season, which will impact the Dayton Dragons.

"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,” Minor League Baseball said. “We will continue to monitor the developments and will announce additional information about the 2020 season at a later date.”

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The announcement comes after Gov. Mike DeWine announced an indefinite ban on group gatherings at stadiums.

The Dayton Dragons said they are working with city, county and state leaders to work through the coronavirus pandemic.

“The Dayton Dragons' number one concern is for the health, safety, and protection of our fans, employees, players, and coaches, as we remain committed to providing the same great customer service and safe, clean, family-friendly entertainment to which our fans have grown accustomed,” the team said.  “Our thoughts are with those around the world who have been affected.”