Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Red Sox and Yankees confirmed to meet in London MLB games


The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face the other by two regular-season games at the London Stadium batch that we get.

“We are giving you the most effective rivalries in baseball,” said the MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. Boston is definitely the home team for of MLB’s first games in Europe on 29-30 June 2019. The stadium have a capacity of 55,000 in the baseball configuration.

MLB said it also “committed to playing inside london in 2020 and our intention is to establish a long-term footprint while in the city” as American sports further embrace British fans.

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The NFL has played regular-season games in London since 2007, holding 18 games at Wembley and three at Twickenham. Three more NFL games are scheduled in this year, including one at Tottenham’s new stadium. The NBA and NHL have in addition held regular-season games london.

“The stadium infrastructure with this city gives Baseball every opportunity to wear a first-class event,” Manfred said. “We hope this series may be the start of a romance with London that persists as well as a continuation of skyrocketing exposure for Mlb in Europe.”

MLB has put renewed emphasis on international games since Manfred became commissioner in 2019. Cleveland and Minnesota played a two-game series recently in San Juan, Puerto Rico, although Chicago Dodgers and Hillcrest played a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico, a while back.

MLB announced that Oakland and Seattle will open pick up for the Tokyo Dome on 20-21 March.

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