Brewers game postponed in protest of Jacob Blake shooting
MILWAUKEE — A pair of Major League Baseball games have been postponed as players across the sports landscape reacted in the wake of the weekend shooting by police of Jacob Blake.
Games between the Cincinnati Reds and Brewers in Milwaukee and the Seattle Mariners and Padres in San Diego were called off hours before they were set to begin.
The Brewers have decided not to play tonight’s game.
— Jared Diamond (@jareddiamond) August 26, 2020
The decision came hours after the Milwaukee Bucks decided to boycott Game 5 of the NBA Playoffs.
NBA officials later announced that all three of the day’s scheduled playoff games had been postponed.
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