(Lancaster, Pa., March 12, 2020) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball issued the following statement this afternoon:
“The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball is in communication with its clubs regarding how the coronavirus pandemic may affect the start of its Championship Season, which is currently scheduled to begin April 30. At present, no delay has been announced; however, we understand this is a highly fluid situation that we are monitoring closely, while following the lead of local, state, and federal government and health officials. Any updates will be shared via team websites, on atlanticleague.com, and on all ALPB social media platforms.”
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent more than 950 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 42 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 23-year history.
For more information, please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.