Blue Jays could return to Buffalo for home games

Baseball: - 09-04-21

(Buffalo) The Buffalo Bisons will be relocated to Trenton, New Jersey for the start of the 2021 AAA-level season, paving the way for the Toronto Blue Jays, who could return to their school club's home for their own season. in Major League Baseball.

The Bisons indicated on Friday that they were completing renovation projects conducted jointly with the Jays to adequately prepare Sahlen Field for the MLB season during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Blue Jays have said Buffalo may be a temporary home destination this season. The team played the majority of their home games at Sahlen Field in 2020.

The 16,600-seat stadium in downtown Buffalo is just minutes from the Peace Bridge, which connects Buffalo to Fort Erie, Ontario. New York State allows the stadium to be occupied at a maximum capacity of 20%. Last year, the matches were played behind closed doors.

 

The Blue Jays are playing their first three home stays on the 2021 calendar at their training complex in Dunedin, Fla.

As the weather warms up in Florida in June, with their fourth stay at home scheduled, the Jays have identified Buffalo as a possible destination, as long as restrictions on the Canada-U.S. Border are not lifted.

Sahlen Field upgrades include relocating enclosures behind the outfield fence, a new training hall, replacing bulbs with an LED lighting system, as well as adding two poles. 'additional lighting

Trenton lost his AA club this year, as the MLB dramatically changed its network of school clubs.



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