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PGCBL addresses COVID-19 situation

AMSTERDAM — With the Amsterdam Mohawks Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League season opener at Rao Family Stadium at Shuttleworth Park slated for May 29 against the Adirondack Trailblazers, the organization recieved a statement from PGCBL President Robert Julian.

“This has been an incredibly trying time for everyone with the spread of COVID-19. Baseball players, coaches, and support staff have all been dealing with difficult decisions regarding this pandemic at all levels. As a league, although we understand, we were especially saddened to hear about the suspension and/or cancellation of the collegiate and high school baseball seasons, and realize how disappointing this must be to all involved.

Rest assured that the PGCBL will continue to consult the CDC in the coming weeks and months, while still looking forward to summer collegiate baseball. We are fully supportive of any and all measures needed to help protect the health and safety of our teams and fans. Thank you in advance for all of the support from our players, fans, and sponsors – we look forward to seeing you this summer.”

Julian, stated, “We will follow all of the CDC recommendations and standards as established by the NCAA and the baseball industry with regard to commencing the season and protecting the health and well-being of the players, our staff and fans. However, we look forward with optimism that our season will commence, and we are making preparations accordingly.”

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