Fans Sue MLB, Teams for Not Refunding Tickets

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Major League Baseball is being sued by a pair of baseball fans who want refunds for tickets they bought to games that have been postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to USA Today, Matthew Ajzenman and Susan Terry-Bazer filed the lawsuit Monday in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles. MLB is a defendant along with commissioner Rob Manfred, the 30 teams, Stubhub, Ticketmaster, Live Nation and Last Minute Transactions.

“Baseball fans are stuck with expensive and unusable tickets for unplayable games in the midst of this economic crisis,” the lawsuit said. “Under the pretext of ‘postponing’ games, at the directive of MLB, teams are ticket merchants are refusing to issue refunds for games which are not going to be played as scheduled — if ever.

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