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Baseball fans return for 2021 MLB season: Every team’s Opening Day plan for in-person attendance

Yes The Diamondbacks will allow 20,000 fans at Chase Field to begin the season. Yes The Braves will begin the season with 33% capacity at Truist Park, about 13,500 fans, to start the season. Yes The Orioles will allow 25% capacity — about 11,000 fans — at Camden Yards to open the season. Yes To start, Fenway Park will put a 12% capacity cap on fans permitted. The initial limitation means about 4,500 fans will be allowed in the stands. Yes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has decided that both Chicago teams may sell tickets for 20 percent of their available seats. This means the White Sox will be able to sell 8,122 tickets to their home games for the time being. The White Sox’s home opener is scheduled for April 8. Yes Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has decided that both Chicago teams may sell tickets for 20 percent of their available seats. This means the Cubs will be able to sell 8,274 tickets to their home games for the time being. The Cubs’ home opener is scheduled for April 1. Yes 30% capacity. That’s about 12,700 fans at Great American Ballpark. Seating pods will be for no more than six people (recommended that they’re from same household). Masks will be required. Yes 30% capacity, or about 10,500 fans allowed at Progressive Field. Seating pods will be for no more than six people (recommended that they’re from same household). Masks will be required. Yes The Rockies received approval from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment to allow up to 42.6% capacity for fans at Coors Field. That would mean up to 21,363 fans will be allowed to begin the season. Yes Comerica Park will start the season with 20% capacity, about 8,200 fans. Yes 25% capacity. The Astros will allow up to about 10,300 fans at Minute Maid Park in 2021. Yes The Royals will allow up to 10,000 fans at Kauffman Stadium for April games and plan to increase attendance as the season goes along. Yes The Angels will start the season with 20% capacity at Angel Stadium, roughly 9,000 fans. Yes The Dodgers will start the season with 20% capacity at Dodger Stadium, roughly 11,000 fans. Yes 25% capacity. That translates to a maximum of about 9,300 fans. Marlins Park is a 37,446-seat ballpark. Yes 25% capacity. The Brewers had requested 35% capacity to begin the season from the Milwaukee Health Department, but reached an agreement for 25% capacity. At American Family Field in Milwaukee, that would be about 10,500 fans. Yes The Twins will start the season with a maximum capacity of 10,000 fans at Target Field. Yes 20% capacity. For Yankee Stadium, that would mean about 10,800 fans permitted. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced March 18 that Citi Field and Yankee Stadium will require either a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination for attendees. “As the COVID rates continue to improve, capacity rates will continue to increase,” Cuomo said. Yes 20% capacity. That’s about 8,400 fans at Citi Field. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced March 18 that Citi Field and Yankee Stadium will require either a negative COVID-19 test or proof of vaccination for attendees. “As the COVID rates continue to improve, capacity rates will continue to increase,” Cuomo said. Undetermined The Oakland A’s will begin the season with 20% capacity at the Coliseum, roughly 9,400 fans. Yes 20% capacity. For Citizens Bank Park, that would mean 8,800 fans permitted. The Phillies announced that tickets to the first 19 regular season games will be offered initially to season ticket holders. Yes 20% capacity. That’s up to 7,800 fans who will be allowed to attend games at PNC Park. Yes The Padres will allow 20% capacity to start the season, roughly 8,500 fans at Petco Park. Yes The Giants will allow 20% capacity to start the season, roughly 8,400 fans at Oracle Park. Yes The Mariners will start the season with a maximum capacity of 9,000 fans at T-Mobile Park. Yes The Cardinals will have 32% capacity to start the season, roughly 14,500 fans at Busch Stadium. Yes The Rays will begin the season with a maximum capacity of 9,000 fans at the indoor Tropicana Field. Yes The Texas Rangers used their new ballpark, Globe Life Field, to host fans throughout the Championship Series and World Series last postseason. The club’s plan for inviting fans back to Arlington for 2021 includes full capacity. That means that 40,518 fans will be allowed for their home opener on April 5. Despite Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s lifting of the mask mandate (made against health officials’ recommendations), the Rangers have said masks will be required to attend games. The team plans to use socially distanced seating, however, for games after Opening Day. Likely yes The Blue Jays are going to play their home games in Florida to start the 2021 regular season, due to the Canada-U.S. border closure because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Currently, the club is allowing 15% capacity for spring training games at TD Ballpark, with tickets sold in pods of two or four and socially distanced throughout the ballpark. It appears likely they team  will use the same capacity for regular season games.  Yes The Nationals will have 5,000 fans in attendance for their April 1 opener against the Mets in Washington D.C.



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