Under Armour will begin producing uniforms for Major League Baseball in 2019 -- a year earlier than originally planned.
The word came Thursday from MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred in New York.
Under Armour subsequently released a statement about the new timetable, the equivalent of an early call to the bullpen.
"Working closely with Major League Baseball, Under Armour is excited to accelerate our on-field debut of Under Armour uniforms and authentic gear for all 30 teams in 2019," the Baltimore-based apparel, footwear and accessories company said.
There was no immediate explanation of why the start date was moved up.
Under the new schedule,...