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Tampa Bay Rays game postponed amid nationwide boycotts

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Posted at 6:58 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-28 08:04:10-04

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays game against the Baltimore Orioles has been postponed.

The Rays released a statement on the postponement.

"Like the Orioles, our team struggled with the decision of whether to play this evening. The decision was made not to play, and we stand firmly with all those fighting for social justice and to end systemic racism."

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The game will be made up at a date determined by Major League Baseball.

Other sports teams across the country have had their games postponed amid nationwide boycotts.