Braves-Astros missing World Series patch on jerseys due to supply issue
A supply chain issue kept Major League Baseball from getting enough patches for the jerseys sold in stores
The World Series between the Astros and Braves is missing one key ingredient.
In the past, teams featured would wear a World Series patch, but both teams are missing it on their players' sleeves this season.
According to , a supply chain issue kept Major League Baseball from getting enough patches for the jerseys sold in stores. Due to this problem, the league decided to keep patches off altogether.
Even though the World Series patch is missing from both teams’ jerseys, the patch is featured on their hats. Fans have the opportunity to buy those hats with the patches on them.
COVID-19 has caused a global supply issue. Many factories have been closed. Ports and warehouses are backed up, and there is a shortage of truck drivers across the country.
After two games, the World Series is heading to Atlanta tied at one game apiece.
In Game 1, Jorge Soler went 2-for-5, which included a homer in the first inning, with one run scored and two RBIs in a 6-2 Braves victory.
In the second game of the series, the Astros got their revenge when Jose Altuve went 2-for-5 with a seventh-inning solo homer to lead Houston to a 7-2 win.
Game 3 of the series will continue on Friday.