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MLB Yet To Make Decision On Puerto Rico Series Despite Players' Concerns Over Zika

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 04 / 16

MLB this morning said no decision has been made as of this point on the status of the two-game Pirates-Marlins series scheduled for later this month in Puerto Rico despite a report in the Spanish-language paper El Nuevo Dia saying that the series will be cancelled . Players recently have expressed ...

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