Sport Marlins move weekend home series with Brewers to Milwaukee due to Hurricane Irma

02:35  14 september  2017
02:35  14 september  2017 Source:   Sporting News

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The Marlins have moved their weekend matchup with the Brewers to Milwaukee due to Hurricane Irma . Miami will play their next home series in Marlins Park against the Mets starting Monday.

As the result of Hurricane Irma , the Marlins are moving their weekend home series with the Brewers to Miller Park in Milwaukee . In 2004, due to the threat of Hurricane Ivan to South Florida, they were the “ home team” at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago for two games against the Montreal Expos.

The Marlins have moved their weekend matchup with the Brewers to Milwaukee due to Hurricane Irma.

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The three-game series was originally scheduled to take place in Miami, but due to the amount of work police and firefighting crews have this week in the city the team decided to relocate the series.

“Marlins Park stood ready to host the games, but we all agreed that burdening public service resources was not the proper course of action,” team president David Samson said via the Miami Herald. “All of our employees, as well as our entire community, have other needs that must take a priority.

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The Miami Marlins will not play their upcoming weekend series against the Milwaukee Brewers at home due to weather conditions caused by Hurricane Irma . The Marlins & Brewers have moved this weekend 's series from Miami to Milwaukee .

MIAMI — The Milwaukee Brewers ' three-game series starting Friday against the Miami Marlins will be moved from Miami to Milwaukee because of South Florida's recovery from Hurricane Irma . Marlins officials didn't want to strain the resources of police and fire rescue crews to work the Brewers games

"The ballpark is 100 percent and could have hosted the game tonight. We were ready to host. It’s the community that’s hurting, from the Keys all the way up. For us, it was a pretty easy decision to keep everyone focused on recovery.”

Miami will play their next home series in Marlins Park against the Mets starting Monday.

Major League Baseball has been forced to move three series due to hurricane danger over the past month. The Astros moved a series to Tampa following Hurricane Harvey while the Rays had a series with the Yankees moved to New York as Hurricane Irma was bearing down on the city.

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