Mud Hens will open season on May 4
TOLEDO, Ohio (WTVG) - The Toledo Mud Hens will start their 2021 season on May 4, according to an announcement on their social media accounts Wednesday.
The team was forced to postpone the start of the season after a decision from Major League Baseball pushing the start of AAA ball a month later in the year. The change was due to coronavirus concerns, which also ended up canceling the minor league baseball season throughout the country in 2020.
The Mud Hens released a statement after the report from ESPN was published Tuesday evening, saying they heard about the delay only recently and would be coordinating with fans on the team’s upcoming games in the near future.
The Toledo Mud Hens were informed tonight about Major League Baseball’s decision to delay the start of the Triple-A season by approximately four weeks. We are just learning what that means for the team and our 2021 season and will release more information to our fans and partners when available.
The Mud Hens had released their 2021 schedule only a few weeks ago, on Feb. 18. They were previously scheduled to open the season on April 6.
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