News Release, Atlantic League of Professional Baseball

March 16, 2020, Lancaster, PA – Atlantic League President Rick White today issued the following statement: 

The CDC recommends that organizers cancel or postpone in-person events consisting of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks has made clear the Atlantic League’s Opening Day of April 30 will be delayed. ALPB Professional Tryout Mini-Camps have also been postponed. As the Coronavirus pandemic evolves, the ALPB remains focused on the health and well-being of our neighbors, fans, players, umpires and employees.  

When these challenging circumstances pass, we look forward to welcoming fans to our ballparks, putting smiles on their faces and creating lifelong memories. An announcement regarding the ALPB 2020 Championship Season schedule will be made at a future date on all team and Atlantic League websites and official social media platforms.  

Please refer to Prospect Dugout for further tryout camp news. Schedule decisions will be based on the Atlantic League continuing to closely monitor news and public information sources including Centers for Disease Control (CDC), World Health Organization, and state and local health departments for the communities that we are proud to be a part of.