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Zika Scares Major League Baseball Out of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico governor calls the decision to move two games 'offensive'

Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla of Puerto Rico accused baseball officials of "ignorance" for moving the games out of the island territory. (Photo by GV Cruz/Getty Images)

Major League Baseball has decided to cancel two games slated to be held this month in Puerto Rico and move them instead to Miami due to fears over the Zika virus .  

Just ahead of the announcement on Friday, the governor of Puerto Rico called the reported fears from baseball players “offensive.”