online games

Sea Dogs have five games canceled due to opponents’ COVID-19 issues

Sea Dogs have five games canceled due to opponents’ COVID-19 issues

A doubleheader scheduled Sunday between the Portland Sea Dogs and New Hampshire Fisher Cats and three upcoming games against the Binghamton Rumble Ponies have been canceled because of COVID-19 issues among the Fisher Cats and Rumble Ponies.

The Sea Dogs initially announced the cancellation of Sunday’s doubleheader, then announced Sunday night that a doubleheader against Binghamton on Tuesday and a single game on Wednesday have also been called off.

Binghamton’s entire six-game series this past week against Richmond was canceled because of COVID-19.

Other minor league baseball teams have been struggling with COVID-19 issues this season, a year after the entire minor league season was canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.

This weekend, the Class A Spokane (Washington) Indians canceled two games “due to COVID-19 concerns” involving the team. In late July and early August, at least four games involving the Class A Clearwater (Florida) Threshers were canceled after a COVID-19 outbreak at the team’s training complex in Fort Myers, Florida.

The cancellations leave the Sea Dogs with 10 games remaining. They’re 1 1/2 games behind Somerset and one game behind Bowie in a three-way race for the second playoff spot in Double-A Northeast.

Portland is now scheduled to begin its final homestand on Thursday against Binghamton.

Use the form below to reset your password. When you’ve submitted your account email, we will send an email with a reset code.

« Previous

Next »