Blue Jays work out plan with Pirates to use PNC Park as ‘home’ stadium

PNC Park, home of the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

The Toronto Blue Jays appear to be closing in on Pittsburgh’s PNC Park as their “home” stadium this season, per Sportsnet’s Hazel Mae.

Though a plan is in place between the Blue Jays and Pittsburgh Pirates for Toronto’s club to play out of the Pennsylvanian ballpark, Sportsnet’s Shi Davidi reports that the team still needs to get approval from local and state officials before they can move ahead with said plan.

The news comes after the federal government announced Saturday that the Blue Jays would not be permitted to play their home games in Toronto out of concern for public health.

Baltimore’s Camden Yards and Buffalo’s Sahlen Field, the home of Toronto’s triple-A affiliate, had also been considered as potential home sites for the Blue Jays.

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