Say hello to the Toronto Blue Jays of Pittsburgh

It looks like the Blue Jays have found their home for the 2020 season.

According to Hazel Mae, the Jays will play their “home” games at PNC Park in Pittsburgh as they’ll share the facility with the Pirates.

Can confirm the Blue Jays have been told they will be calling PNC Park “home” this season per MLB source. @longleysunsport was first to suggest Pittsburgh as option.
— Hazel Mae (@thehazelmae) July 22, 2020

Originally, Toronto’s fall-back nets seemed to be Dunedin and Buffalo. The former was crossed off due to the volume of COVID cases in Florida and the latter was an issue because the facility wasn’t up to snuff. Ultimately, the Jays wanted to play in a Major League facility with all the bells and whistles that come along with it.
Pirates general manager Ben Cherington, who had spent the previous few years working in the Blue Jays organization, was a key point of contact as the two sides worked together to find the Jays a home.
“The reality is that we need the Blue Jays to play in order for all of us to play,” Cherington told Chris Adamski …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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