Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro says 15,000 followers shall be allowed within the stands when the group returns to Toronto later this month.
Ottawa authorized the Jays’ bid to return to Canada on Friday, granting the membership a nationwide curiosity journey exemption that can permit it to host video games at Rogers Centre beginning on July 30.
Shaprio says the group remains to be finessing ticketing particulars however has obtained approval to have 15,000 folks at video games, about 30 per cent of the stadium’s 49,286-person capability.
He says followers and gamers alike will discover renovations which were made at Rogers Centre, together with new turf, a brand new sound system, new batting cages and beauty adjustments to the 100-level concourse.
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Shapiro says it has been 670 days for the reason that Blue Jays final performed a “true residence sport” and the previous two years have been tough for the group.
The Jays performed final season’s 60-game condensed schedule out of Buffalo, N.Y., and began this yr’s marketing campaign in Dunedin, Fla., earlier than relocating to Buffalo.
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