Blue Jays returning to Toronto July 30


The Toronto Blue Jays are going residence. 

At some point after Canada deputy chief public well being officer Dr. Howard Njoo stated the Blue Jays had been “trending in an excellent path” to as soon as once more host opponents at Rogers Centre in Toronto, the membership confirmed they are going to be permitted to cross the border for a homestand that begins July 30: 

In response to the MLB web site, the Blue Jays had been granted a Nationwide Curiosity Exemption by the Canadian authorities wanted to return residence as a result of not all personnel required for finishing video games in Toronto might be vaccinated towards the coronavirus. 

“In the beginning, the Blue Jays want to thank Canadians for his or her unprecedented public well being efforts and help for the group. With out you, Blue Jays baseball wouldn’t be coming residence this summer time,” the membership stated within the ready assertion. 

“As well as, the group needs to acknowledge Blue Jays workers and gamers for his or her tireless efforts and dedication throughout a franchise-defining chapter of group historical past, and whose resilience by no means wavered by means of immense challenges and occasions of uncertainty.”

The Blue Jays started the 2021 season staging residence video games at their spring coaching facility in Dunedin, Florida, after which relocated to Buffalo’s Sahlen Subject June 1, the place they may host groups by means of subsequent Wednesday. They’ve been unable to play in Toronto because the finish of the 2019 marketing campaign because of the continued closure of the border to nonessential journey all through the COVID-19 pandemic. 


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