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Pennsylvania won't allow Blue Jays to play in Pittsburgh

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Posted at 9:19 AM, Jul 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-22 23:31:39-04

TORONTO (AP) —TORONTO (AP) — The state of Pennsylvania won't allow the Toronto Blue Jays to play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the decision Wednesday. Earlier in the day, two officials familiar with the matter told The Associated Press that an agreement to share the stadium with the Pirates was pending state approval. Canada previously denied the Blue Jays’ request to play in Toronto because the regular-season schedule would require frequent travel back and forth from the United States. Canada has flattened the epidemic curve. But cases are rising in Allegheny County, which includes Pittsburgh.