The Orioles will play to no fans tomorrow; this weekend’s series will move to Tropicana Field

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The first two games of the White Sox-Orioles series have already been postponed. Tomorrow’s game? Get this:

The O’s are off Thursday. As for this weekend:

It was originally to be set in Baltimore. The O’s will still be the “home” team for purposes of batting order, etc.

Connolly further reports that the games that were cancelled will be made up on May 28 as a doubleheader.

As a result of this, the Orioles will be on the road for nine straight games, returning home on May 11 for a series against the Blue Jays.

UPDATE: Commissioner Rob Manfred said: “After conversations with the Orioles and local officials, we believe that these decisions are in the best interests of fan safety and the deployment of City resources. Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected by violence in Baltimore, and everyone in our game hopes for peace and the safety of a great American city.”