A drone at the Twins' Target Field on August 4, 2020.

The 2020 MLB season has seen plenty of odd things, from games postponed or relocated thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic to players suddenly opting out to other players saying they’re quitting and then walking that back. But Tuesday still provided something new. That would be a “drone delay” in the Pittsburgh Pirates-Minnesota Twins game, thanks to an unauthorized drone flying around Target Field. Here’s video of that from Fox Sports North’s Marney Geller:

Here’s how this looked on the broadcast, via CJ Fogler:

And some tweets on that:


That’s certainly an unusual development. And a way for 2020 baseball to get even stranger.

About Andrew Bucholtz

Andrew Bucholtz has been covering sports media for Awful Announcing since 2012. He is also a staff writer for The Comeback. His previous work includes time at Yahoo! Sports Canada and Black Press.