Baseball scraps Puerto Rico series amid Zika concerns

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FILE - This Feb. 6, 2015, file photo, shows Hiram Bithorn Stadium as Puerto Rico plays the Dominican Republic at the Caribbean Series baseball tournament in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Baseball has scrapped a series in Puerto Rico between the Pirates and Marlins amid concerns over the Zika virus. Major League Baseball and the players’ union made the announcement Friday, May 6, 2016. The two games scheduled for San Juan on May 30-31 will instead be played in Miami. (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball has scrapped a series in Puerto Rico between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Miami Marlins amid concerns over the Zika virus.

Major League Baseball and the players’ union made the announcement Friday.

The two games scheduled for San Juan on May 30-31 will instead be played in Miami.

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