AP: Yankees, Red Sox to play in London

Major League Baseball will announce next week that the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will play two games in London in June 2019, The Associated Press reported Thursday.

The AP’s report is based off a person familiar with the planning for the two-game series who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

The games, set for June 29-30, 2019, will be the first regular-season MLB games played in Europe. The games will be played at London Stadium, formerly known as Olympic Stadium.

According to the AP, London Mayor Sadiq Khan and MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred are scheduled to hold a news conference on Tuesday.