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Atlanta Braves 2020 Season Updates

The Braves offices at Truist Park are currently closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and staff is working remotely. Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please email the appropriate address below and someone will respond to your message within one business day:

Updates

Wednesday, April 1

As you have likely heard, Major League Baseball has delayed the start of the 2020 season until at least mid-May. MLB has committed to playing as many games as possible this season, so as we continue to monitor ongoing events, we will keep you informed as developments take place. If you have already purchased tickets through the Braves for affected games, please be assured that you will not lose any deposits or payments you have already made for the season.

And although baseball won’t be played at Truist Park this Friday, we’re bringing baseball to you at home with a virtual Braves “At Home” Opener. Join us this Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET for a livestream, complete with some of your favorite Braves entertainment including the RaceTrac Beat The Freeze and The Home Depot Tool Race. Then tune in to Fox Sports South at 7 p.m. for a replay of last year’s home opener against the Chicago Cubs.


Tuesday, March 17

On Monday, March 16 Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call with the 30 Clubs of Major League Baseball. Following the newly updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks, the opening of the 2020 regular season will be pushed back in accordance with that guidance.

MLB will keep fans updated on decisions regarding plans for the 2020 schedule in the days and weeks ahead. The Clubs remain committed to playing as many games as possible when the season begins. We will continue to monitor ongoing events and undertake the precautions and best practices recommended by public health experts, and urge all baseball fans to follow suit. MLB extends its best wishes to all the individuals and communities who have been impacted by the coronavirus.

We recognize that our great fans have a variety of questions. However, given the unprecedented nature and fluidity of what is taking place, we appreciate your patience as we diligently work through the many aspects and details of this continually evolving situation.

When updated official information becomes available, the Braves will communicate it to their fans promptly and through a variety of channels, including Twitter (@Braves), on the braves.com website and here, on braves.com/updates.

We thank you for your understanding as we collectively navigate through this challenging time being faced by the worldwide community.


Monday, March 16

During this time, we want to provide as much information as quickly as we receive it. While there is not a set date to begin the 2020 season, we did receive an update from Major League Baseball earlier today.

Major League Baseball Statement

Today Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr. conducted a conference call with the 30 Clubs of Major League Baseball. Following last night’s newly updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks, the opening of the 2020 regular season will be pushed back in accordance with that guidance.

MLB will keep fans updated on decisions regarding plans for the 2020 schedule in the days and weeks ahead. The Clubs remain committed to playing as many games as possible when the season begins. We will continue to monitor ongoing events and undertake the precautions and best practices recommended by public health experts and urge all baseball fans to follow suit. MLB extends its best wishes to all the individuals and communities who have been impacted by the coronavirus.


Friday, March 13
Atlanta Braves season will begin with at least two-week delay

Yesterday, Major League Baseball cancelled the remaining scheduled spring training games and will delay the start of the 2020 regular season by at least two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In these unprecedented times, we are reminded, the health and safety of our fans, employees, players and the community at large has been, and always will be, a priority for us.

While MLB works through a variety of contingency plans regarding the 2020 regular season schedule, we ask that you remain patient and flexible as we continue to monitor the rapidly changing situation and work with MLB towards a solution that protects public health and safety.

While we are all disappointed to begin our season later than anticipated, we continue to be grateful for the passion our fans have for our organization.

As we learn more as it specifically relates to your membership and tickets, we will be in touch. In the meantime, stay safe.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the season start?
Following the newly updated recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) restricting events of more than 50 people for the next eight weeks, the opening of the 2020 regular season will be pushed back in accordance with that guidance.There is no official start date for the regular season at this time. The Braves will continue to work with MLB to evaluate ongoing events. We will provide additional information and updates as they become available.

How will the schedule be adjusted for the 2020 season?
MLB and the Clubs have been preparing a variety of contingency plans regarding the 2020 regular season schedule. As we navigate through this rapidly evolving situation, please know that the Braves will make every effort to promptly notify you as changes are officially made to the Major League Baseball regular season schedule.

What's going to happen with the rest of Spring Training?
MLB and the MLB Players Association have agreed to suspend all Spring Training operations.

I have tickets to games which have been postponed. What now?
When updated official information becomes available, with respect to the postponed games, the Braves will communicate it to their fans promptly and through a variety of channels, including Twitter (@Braves) and on the braves.com website. We ask that everyone keep their tickets for all home games as Major League Baseball and the Braves continue to evaluate events leading up to the start of the season.

Are the Truist Park Offices open?
At the suggestion of local government, the majority of Braves employees will be working remotely for the time-being. Our Braves representatives remain available for fan inquiries. If you have questions, please email us at [email protected] or email your Braves representative directly. Given the unprecedented nature and fluidity of what is taking place, we appreciate your patience as we diligently work through the many aspects and details of this continually evolving situation.

Are Truist Park Tours still operating?
Truist Park Tours are currently unavailable. For further questions, please feel free to email [email protected].

What about Minor League Baseball?
Minor League Baseball announced that the start of its regular season, originally scheduled for April 9, will be delayed indefinitely.We thank you for your understanding as we collectively navigate through this challenging time being faced by the worldwide community.

I am currently on an A-List Season Payment Plan. What’s next?
Payment plan charges will be pushed back from March until we have a better understanding from MLB on our 2020 schedule. Please keep an eye on your email inbox for updates from your Service Representative.

I have tickets to Spring Training games that have been cancelled. What now?
For information on how to receive a refund, please visit braves.com/springtraining.