The Blue Jays will be allowed to train in Toronto

The Blue Jays are no longer in limbo. The team has been given clearance to travel north to conduct its “spring” training in Toronto.

#BlueJays players have been told to travel to Toronto. There’s a charter scheduled to leave from Dunedin on Wednesday. No comment from team at this point.
— Shi Davidi (@ShiDavidi) June 28, 2020

The team was originally set to host training camp at the minor-league complex in Dunedin, but, given how dangerous of a hub Florida has become for COVID-19 cases, the team predictably looked to move elsewhere.
This is kind of a multi-faceted issue if you’re a Blue Jays fan. On one hand, you should be happy the players and staff are away from the swamp of Florida, which produced 9,000 new reported COVID-19 cases on Friday. But, on the other hand, the Jays will be now bringing a large group of players from that danger zone into Toronto, which could obviously pose a threat to the city.
Also, we don’t yet know if the Jays will be allowed to play their games in Toronto or not, but, given the fact they’ve been cleared to have training camp …

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Author: Cam Lewis / Blue Jays Nation

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