Detroit Tigers statement on the decision to not play tonight's game

August 28th, 2020

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers tonight have issued the following statement.

“The Detroit Tigers fully respect the decision of our players and coaches to not take the field for tonight’s game. We stand behind them and appreciate the sincerity of the process and their conversations. This decision comes as we think of all those who are victims of injustice and inequality. Tonight, we join others from across sports to reflect, unify and channel our energy towards a cause that should be vital to all: equality.”