The Seattle Mariners have chosen not to play baseball tonight in protest of the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Jeff Passan wrote “The Seattle Mariners will not play tonight’s game against the San Diego Padres after Mariners players agreed to postpone it.”
The Seattle Mariners will not play tonight's game against the San Diego Padres after Mariners players agreed to postpone it.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) August 26, 2020
This follows the Milwaukee Brewers choosing not to play as well, which came after the NBA Milwaukee Bucks opted to boycott.
The NBA later chose to postpone all playoff games scheduled for tonight.
The Seattle Mariners have the most black players on their team in Major League baseball.