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Even amid game cancellations, MLB still has keen eye on Mexico

Estadio Alfredo Harp Helu in Mexico City, which prior to the Covid-19 pandemic was slated to stage regular-season MLB games this year between the Arizona Diamondbacks and San Diego Padres

The United States' neighbor to the south is being increasingly viewed by Major League Baseball as a viable location for both regular-season games and perhaps an expansion franchise

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