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Red Sox to Increase Money Pool for Hourly Workers by $500K amid COVID-19

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The Boston Red Sox added $500,000 to their pool for hourly employees unable to work during postponed games, bringing the total to $1.5 million, according to the Boston Herald's Jason Mastrodonato.

Red Sox president and CEO Sam Kennedy announced March 17 the team pledged $1 million for workers at Fenway Park and JetBlue Park, their spring training home in Fort Myers, Florida, after the COVID-19 pandemic halted the MLB season:

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The #RedSox have committed $1 million intended to support part-time and seasonal workers at Fenway Park and JetBlue Park affected by the suspension of the baseball season.