Cape Cod Summer Baseball Is Back After COVID Hiatus


BARNSTABLE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — After a season off during the pandemic, the Cape Cod Baseball League is ready to take the field again this summer. The league holds its season in the summer for college players to gain experience and impress scouts for their post-college careers.

CCBL's Executive Committee voted unanimously to cancel its entire season last year. This year, it's a different story. The league posted a press release in April that simply read, "We're back."

"I'm getting more and more confident about just having the games and some normalcy back in the ballpark...I'm really just excited about just watching a game, I have missed it," said League Commissioner Eric Zmuda.

The league will have some changes this year compared to seasons prior. For one, there will be no make-up games for rainouts or double headers during this year's 40-game season, and the league won't have an all-star game.

All players, coaches, and on-field personnel will need to get vaccinated and will receive weekly testing.

The CCBL season officially kicks off on June 20.

WBZ's Kim Tunnicliffe (@KimWBZ) reports:

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