“This action is being taken in the interests of the safety and well-being of our players, Clubs and our millions of loyal fans,” they said in a statement.
Commissioner Rob Manfred talked with all 30 owners and decided that this was best for everyone involved.
Major League Baseball is still working on contingency plans regarding the 2020 regular season.
"Everybody is well-informed about it. Everybody is concerned," Francisco Lindor said on Thursday morning. "It doesn't matter who you are, you can get it. You start thinking of family back home, family in different part of the states and you start telling people not to travel."
They are the latest professional sports organization to suspend play.