Major League Baseball announced Monday that the Mets and Marlins will play a three-game series at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico from April 28 to 30, 2020. The Marlins will be the home team for all three crashes.
It will be the second series at the Hiram Bithorn in three seasons, as the Indians and Twins held two games at that stadium in April 2018. In 2010, the Mets and the Marlins held a series of three games at the Hiram Bithorn as well. .
"It is an honor for the Marlins to represent Major League Baseaball in this special series against the Mets," said Marlins chief executive Derek Jeter. "Miami serves as the door to the Caribbean and Latin America and we are grateful to have the opportunity to exhibit the new organization of the Miami Marlins for our neighbors in Puerto Rico."
The Mets and Marlins will play a three-game series at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico next April 28-30, MLB announced.— Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) August 12, 2019
It will be the Mets' fourth trip to the island, and their first since 2010.
Jeff Wilpon, Mets official said: “Puerto Rico has a rich baseball record and passionate baseball fans. We are honored to represent the Mets and Major League Baseball and we can't wait to go back to Puerto Rico and play against the Marlins in 2020. ”
Hiram Bithorn Stadium hosted the inaugural game of the 2001 season, when the Rangers and Blue Jays collided in San Juan. In addition, the Montreal Expos played a total of 43 home team games at that stadium between 2003 and 2004. Hiram Bithorn has also received three World Baseball Classics, among many other high profile events.