More MLB games postponed in response to racial injustice

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The scoreboard read "Equality" as a Boston Red Sox player warms up in the outfield at Sahlen Field before a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in Buffalo, N.Y., Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)
In a typically awkward way, Major League Baseball has been pulled into America's discussion about racial injustice. Some teams are playing. Some aren't. Some have played with individual players sitting out. But across the sport, one theme became clear: Baseball shouldn't avoid potentially difficult conversations and decisions regarding social issues. Though the process may be imperfect, there was agreement that coaches, players and teams should speak their mind. "This is at the forefront now," said Oakland infielder Tony Kemp, who is Black. "By sitting out tonight's game, I feel like it's just a small building block of what we want to see. These couple days are historic times in sports. One day our kids are going to look back and ask us what was going on and what did we do to help
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