Mets pull away from Royals in Game 3 to cut World Series deficit to 2-1
David Wright homered and drove in four runs as New York returned home for a 9-3 win after dropping the first two games in Kansas City. Ref. USAToday
Royals rally past Mets in Game 4 to take 3-1 lead in World Series
Kansas City scored three runs in the eighth inning after a costly Daniel Murphy error to beat New York 5-3 and move within one win of the World Series title. Ref. USAToday
The Kansas City Royals beat the New York Mets 7-2 in 12 innings to win the World Series in five games. Ref. CNN
Major League Baseball cancels spring training games and delays start of regular season. The league announced it is canceling remaining spring training games and will delay the regular season by at least two weeks. Opening Day was scheduled for March 26. Ref. USAToday.
MLB will let teams decide their ticket policies for games postponed by the coronavirus, so ticketholders could potentially get refunds. An official with direct knowledge of MLB's plans told USA TODAY Sports that the league decided enough time had passed that teams should have the option to provide relief for fans who may be financially stretched due to the pandemic. Ref. USAToday.
Baseball commissioner warns he might end season if coronavirus isn’t managed better, ESPN reports. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred warned union leader Tony Clark in a Friday call that if the league and players don’t do a better job of following COVID-19 protocols and managing the virus, Manfred could shut down the shortened season, ESPN reported. On Friday, the league and the MLB Players Association announced that 29 Source 9v.
Denver will be new host of 2021 MLB All-Star Game after it was moved out of Atlanta. Major League Baseball announced Friday that it was moving its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new voting laws. Ref. USAToday.