Britain Soccer West Ham Olympic Stadium

FILE - This Aug. 3, 2012, aerial file photo shows the Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park, in London. The mayor of London Wednesday Nov. 2, 2016 has ordered an investigation into the rising costs of converting the Olympic Stadium to a football venue that stages home games of Premier League club West Ham. The centerpiece for the London Games in 2012 has been transformed into a 60,000-seat multi-purpose venue at a cost of $400 million, about $60 million more than initially estimated. . (AP Photo/Jeff J Mitchell, File)

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball is considering one of two matchups for its 2020 series in London: New York Mets vs. Washington Nationals or Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals.

Two people familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press of the potential matchups. They spoke on condition of anonymity Friday because no announcements had been authorized. An announcement is expected after opening day this year.

MLB's first games in Britain are scheduled for this summer, when the World Series champion Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees at London's Olympic Stadium in June 29-30. The venue was built for the 2012 Olympics and reconfigured for the Premier League club West Ham United.

Baseball's collective bargaining agreement calls for a 2020 opener in Asia, April games in Mexico, May games in Puerto Rico or the Dominican Republic and June games in Britain.

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