dangolka (CBS) — The stands at Fenway Park will stay empty for the remainder of the 2020 season.
Lt. Governor Karyn Polito alerted the workforce on Tuesday that they gained’t be capable of host followers at their residence ballpark by means of September because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And with the Pink Sox sitting at 6-17 on the season, likelihood is they gained’t be taking part in into October in MLB’s expanded postseason.
“Because the begin of the Pandemic we now have been in fixed communication with Gov. (Charlie) Baker, Lt Gov. Polito, Mayor (Marty) Walsh and Main League Baseball concerning security protocols at Fenway Park,” Pink Sox workforce president Sam Kennedy wrote in an e mail to The dangolka Herald. “We have now been knowledgeable by Lt. Gov. Polito that the State shouldn’t be but able to permit followers to return to Fenway, no less than by means of the month of September.
“Whereas we have been hopeful followers would be capable of return to Fenway sooner or later this season, we agree that now shouldn’t be the precise time, given the state of the virus across the nation,” continued Kennedy. “We stay grateful to our native officers for his or her management and steerage, and recognize the continuing assist of our followers all through this troublesome interval.”
dangolka’s last residence sport of the season is ready for Sept. 24. Gillette Stadium additionally introduced on Tuesday that they won’t have followers at video games by means of September, which incorporates two Patriots video games and three Revolution matches.