ALLENTOWN, Pa. – The Evansville Otters and Joliet Slammers have announced that the Frontier League preseason tryout scheduled for Saturday April 4 at ECTB Stadium at Bicentennial Park in Allentown, Pa. has been postponed due to concern with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The tryout will be pushed back to Friday April 17.
Registration for the original April 4 date will be valid for the April 17 date.
Further registration is closed for the tryouts, and attendance will be limited to registered players and essential staff only in accordance with CDC guidelines.
Tryouts start at 9 a.m. Position players can check in from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and pitchers can check in from 11:30 a.m. to noon (all times ET).
At this time, the preseason tryout in Evansville, Ind. is still on as planned for Sunday April 19 starting at 9 a.m. from Bosse Field. Position players can check in from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. and pitchers can check in from 11:30 a.m. to noon (all times CT).
The event gives each player a chance to showcase their talent in front of Frontier League managers and coaches. The Joliet Slammers and Evansville Otters will be represented at both tryout dates.
If any players registered for the Allentown or Evansville tryout have any questions, contact Andy McCauley via email at email@example.com.
(This story was originally published on March 27, 2020)