The Blue Jays settle on playing in Buffalo

The hunt is over. The Blue Jays finally have a home.

Though it wasn’t the team’s first (or second, or third, or fourth, or…) choice, the Jays will play the majority of their home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo this season.
The team appeared set to share PNC Park with the Pirates this season, but that plan was nixed by the State of Pennsylvania. It was the same deal with Camden Yards in Baltimore, as the Orioles were cool with sharing their facility with the Jays, but the State of Maryland said no.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gave the Blue Jays the thumbs up this morning, so there won’t be any last-minute changes this time.

It’s official! Toronto Blue Jays to play home games at Sahlen Field in Buffalo https://t.co/kAtK6NsLR5
— WGRZ (@WGRZ) July 24, 2020

The team has also issued a statement, confirming that they’ll be playing the majority of their home games in Buffalo.

Blue Jays To Stage Majority Of 2020 Home Games In Buffalo. pic.twitter.com/BxlV7cgieJ
— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) July 24, 2020

Obviously, this isn’t ideal for the Blue Jays. …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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