New York Yankees to play games in London

MLB Tuesday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: AL East, NL West rivalries renew

MLB Tuesday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: AL East, NL West rivalries renew

Boston will be the home team for both of MLB's first games in Europe on June 29 and 30, 2019.

In fact, get ready for Red Sox vs Yankees baseball at London Stadium in June of 2019.

It is the first time Major League Baseball games will have been played in Europe. "We are bringing you one of the best rivalries in baseball".

A two-year deal has been agreed that will include another series in London in 2020, with participating teams to be announced, and other initiatives that will aim to establish a footprint in the city.

"We hope this series will be the beginning of a relationship with London that persists and a continuation of increasing exposure for Major League Baseball in Europe".

He told the London Evening Standard: "Since I became mayor, I have been determined to bring baseball to our city and I am really pleased we have been able to reach what is an historic agreement".

Boston Red Sox Principal Owner John W. Henry, who also owns English Premier League soccer club Liverpool, said: "There were significant challenges that had to be overcome".

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has today unveiled plans for the historic London Series 2019, which will take place at the London Stadium next June. The United Kingdom will follow other global venues that have hosted regular season Major League games, joining Mexico, Japan, Puerto Rico and Australia. "All the hard work has paid off".

Major League Baseball will make its first foray into Europe next season with the biggest possible splash: by showcasing the sport's heavyweights.

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