Minor League Baseball Delays Start of 2020 Season; Hartford Yard Goats Home Opener Date Unclear

NBC Connecticut

The Hartford Yard Goats will not be opening the 2020 as scheduled on April 9.

Minor League Baseball released a statement Thursday announcing a delay to the start of the 2020 season.

The league said it will "announce additional information about the 2020 season at a later date."

The league made the decision after consulting with medical teams and Major League Baseball over coronavirus concerns.

In a statement, the Hartford Yard Goats said "The safety and security of players, fans and employees at the ballpark is our top priority."

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