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Monday, May 25, 2020

MLB explains reason for likely move of Astros-Rangers to Tampa Bay

Major League Baseball is facing a logistical challenge as rains from Hurricane Harvey are likely to force the Houston Astros to move their upcoming series with the Texas Rangers.

The likely destination for the series is Tropicana Field in Tampa Bay, with the city of Houston dealing with catastrophic flooding and in no shape to host ballgames. For those asking why the series doesn’t simply move to Arlington, FOX Sports’s Ken Rosenthal explained, via an MLB official.

Ultimately, these concerns are all secondary to the catastrophe that many residents of Houston — including some athletes — are currently facing.

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