June 23 (Reuters) - Fifteen U.S. minor league baseball teams on Tuesday sued several insurers, including a Tokio Marine Holdings Inc unit, for not paying out claims for business interruption losses after the cancellation of “much or all” of the league’s season as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a lawsuit. … [Read more...] about U.S. minor league baseball teams sue insurers for pandemic business losses
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Pro baseball escaped from much of the anthem kneeling controversies in 2016 and 2017 by steering clear of wokeness for the most part. But that seems to be coming to an end if the league’s Twitter account is any indication of where baseball is headed. … [Read more...] about Major League Baseball Saturates Social Media with Black Lives Matter Posts
USA Cricket and American Cricket Enterprises (ACE) announced the opening of an online player registration portal for the inaugural edition of the 24-team city-based Minor League Cricket T20. The registration process which opened up earlier this week is set to continue until its deadline on July 31. The registration process will lay the initial groundwork for the player draft which is tentatively set for the first week of August. … [Read more...] about Player registration portal opened for inaugural Minor League Cricket
“We had pretty much expected that we wouldn’t have a minor league season, probably as far back as really March but certainly when the announcement finally came, especially for our fanbase, certainly a level of empathy for them because coming to our ballpark is such a part of their life,” Reading Fightins General Manager Scott Hunsicker said. … [Read more...] about Reading Fightin Phils, Lehigh Valley IronPigs Prepare For Summer Without Baseball
The New York Mets and New York Yankees said they had worked with the governor’s office to bring players from Florida to train in their Big Apple homes, as new cases surged in several states and New York moved to impose quarantines on some visitors. … [Read more...] about MLB-Play ball! ‘Summer Camp’ opens as league returns to action
The anticipated matchup, officially a home game for the White Sox 180 miles west of Chicago, was expected to be a $9 million economic windfall for Dyersville and nearby Dubuque with plans for four days of concerts, exhibits and other events. The twilight game was supposed to be played before 8,000 people and under lights erected solely for the event, and while the field will remain the rest is supposed to be removed. … [Read more...] about Baseball plans game at Field of Dreams, but will they come?