MILWAUKEE, Wis. (FOX19) - The Cincinnati Reds and the Milwaukee Brewers agreed to not play Wednesday’s game, according to reports.
The Reds released a statement a few hours later regarding the decision to postpone the game:
“The Cincinnati Reds respect the Milwaukee Brewers organization in their decision to not play tonight’s game, and join them in pausing and reflecting on the events that are causing such pain and hardship in their local community and across our great nation.
“In our commitment to help bring positive change, the Reds support the players’ intention to build awareness of the issues around racial equality.”
The Reds and Brewers game was one of three MLB games postponed on Wednesday.
MLB released this statement about the teams deciding not to play:
“Given the pain in the communities of Wisconsin and beyond following the shooting of Jacob Blake, we respect the decisions of a number of players not to play tonight. Major League Baseball remains united for change in our society and we will be allies in the fight to end racism and injustice.”