The news continues to get worse for sports fans in relation to the coronavirus. The Dodgers’ Opening Series is in danger as the California Department of Public Health has recommended crowd sizes be limited to just 250 people per venue. If there were to become a mandate, fans would likely not be allowed into Dodger Stadium to watch the games.
The state of California has officially limited gatherings for the remainder of March to 250 people, per to the California Dept. of Public Health: https://t.co/QDwj7UtDNX
The Dodgers, Padres and A’s all will have their home openers either moved to alternate sites or postponed.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) March 12, 2020
The alternative to playing games without crowds would likely be pushing back games. But depending on how long this potential mandate would last, that may not be an option. It seems more and more likely every day that the Dodgers will be playing in an empty stadium on March 26th.
The good news here is that there are still a few weeks for the Dodgers to figure things out. As of now, none of the Spring Training games being played in Arizona and Florida have been canceled. The Mariners and Athletics are the only…