MLB Commissioner Manfred Addresses Orioles-White Sox Series Concerns

CBS Baltimore

Monday’s game between the Baltimore Orioles and Chicago White Sox in Baltimore was postponed due to the civil unrest and riots in the city. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred addressed the media following the postponement saying that MLB “is is looking at every possible alternative” to find a safe place for the Orioles and White Sox to play their scheduled games, should the unrest continue.

Manfred also stated that “It’s possible games could be played elsewhere. That’s possible.” Our media partner, The Baltimore Sun, named Nationals Park in Washington D.C. as an alternative.

“I’m not going to get into characterizing who drove the decision,” Manfred said. “Always, with regular-season games, decisions about whether to play or not — whether it’s weather, security, whatever — are local decisions. Mr. Angelos was talking to local officials. Mr. Angelos and I spoke and there was not a lot of debate about what…

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