More MLB game postponements due to protests
|Thursday, August 27, 2020, 5:28 PM- -|
Thursday night's game between the Texas Rangers and the Oakland A's has been postponed due to player protests due to racial injustice.
The Rangers released the following statement supporting the A's.
“We respect the decision by the Oakland A’s players to postpone tonight’s game. We stand with all those who condemn racial injustice and are committed to helping bring about an end to systemic racism.”
The game will be rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Saturday, September 12 with the first of two seven-inning games beginning at 4:05 p.m. CT at Globe Life Field.
Statement from the Oakland A's pic.twitter.com/PkCtGpBUIS— Oakland A's (@Athletics) August 27, 2020
The Texas Rangers and Oakland Athletics game tonight is going to be postponed, sources tell ESPN. Additionally, @JSalisburyNBCS is reporting the Phillies and Nationals will not play tonight. And the Red Sox will be having a meeting to determine whether they're playing Toronto.— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 27, 2020