League members authorized to offer contracts, announce signings of new and returning players
(Lancaster, Pa., Jan. 29, 2020) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) announced today its teams may begin offering 2021 Championship Season contracts to new and returning players on Monday, February 1, and may begin announcing player signings at any point that day or after.
Atlantic League officials said the league is confident it will play a Championship Season as it crafts the 2021 schedule.
“With the return of Atlantic League baseball getting closer, it is time to enable team managers and coaches to build their rosters to again ensure the highly competitive level of play that fans have come to expect in the Atlantic League for more than two decades,” said Atlantic League President Rick White.
White added that the newly designated MLB Professional Partner Atlantic League continues to draft its 2021 season and will release more information on it and the league’s COVID-19 safety protocols shortly.
About the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
The Atlantic League is the first Professional Partner League of Major League Baseball, a player gateway to the major leagues, and a leader in baseball innovation. ALPB has sent over 950 players to MLB organizations while drawing 42 million fans to its family friendly ballparks over its 24-year history. Please visit www.AtlanticLeague.com.