Prospect League Delays 2020 Season to July

WOAY – The Prospect League announced Wednesday that due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Opening Day of the 2020 season will be delayed until at least July 1.

In a statement, league commissioner Dennis Bastien said “The health and safety of our fans, players and team personnel remains our first and foremost priority…..We fully understand that our 2020 season will be determined by the leaders in each of our five host states, our 12 municipalities and counties, as well as decisions by our ballpark lessors.”

The original Opening Day was scheduled for May 28; the West Virginia Miners were slated to host their first six games of the season at Epling Stadium.

A revised 2020 schedule is currently being discussed.

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