CBS Sports activities studies:
Wednesday’s recreation between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays was stopped within the backside of the primary due to a “drone delay.” After the second base umpire pointed to one thing within the sky and motioned for groups to go away the sector, the cameras picked up an identifiable flying object hovering over the sector throughout the recreation.
CBS studies it is the third drone delay skilled by Main League Baseball this yr:
The primary got here in a Twins-Pirates recreation in early August, and the second occurred only a week later in a recreation between the Pink Sox and Rays…
This transfer is not only a hazard for these on the sector, it is truly outright unlawful. The Federal Aviation Administration’s guidelines state that drones and different “unmanned plane methods” are prohibited from flying inside a radius of three nautical miles of any MLB stadium beginning one hour earlier than a recreation’s scheduled begin and ending one hour after the sport’s finish. This is not simply unique to baseball, because it additionally applies to NFL video games, top-tier NCAA soccer video games and auto racing occasions.
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