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Carlson Was Hot in Spring

March 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic may have shortened the looks at Minor Leaguers this spring, but some Top-100 performers still were able to make impressions. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dylan Carlson (No. 17 overall) was called upon more than any other prospect in MLB.com’s Top 100 this spring, and St. Louis’ top prospect did not disappoint. He

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NCAA Grants Players Extra Year

March 16, 2020

The NCAA Division I Council Coordination Committee on Friday announced it would grant eligibility relief for spring athletes as a result of the unprecedented decision to cancel both its winter and spring championships due to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak. The move effectively grants baseball players an extra season of eligibility to compensate for the

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River Cats-Giants Exhibition Game Called Off

March 13, 2020

The precautions surrounding public gathering policy and the COVID-19 virus continue to impact the Sacramento region in various ways, including the recent decision to cancel the Sacramento River Cats vs. San Francisco Giants Exhibition Game that was scheduled at Sutter Health Park on March 22.

UC Davis Play Halted

March 13, 2020

In conjunction with the Big West Conference announcement, UC Davis Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced that it will suspend indefinitely all remaining winter and spring competition, effective immediately. This affects teams of all conference affiliations, and includes out-of-season activity such as spring practice seasons for fall sports. This decision was made in the interest of

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Sac State Cancels Eight Games

March 13, 2020

Sacramento State has cancelled its next eight game because of the COVID-19 virus. The cancellations affect the Hornets three-game series at Nevada Friday thru Sunday, singles games at St, Mary’s on March 17 and home against St. Mary’s on March 25 and a three-game series at New Mexico State March 20-22.

Junior College Play Suspended Indefinitely

March 13, 2020

Due to concerns over COVID-19, the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Board of Directors voted Thursday to immediately postpone practices outside of regularly scheduled classes, and competition for all spring sports, as well as any and all nontraditional sports seasons, indefinitely. “It’s important that we look out for the well-being of our student-athletes,” said

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Minor Leagues Will Be Delayed

March 13, 2020

Joining Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball announced on Thursday that the start of the regular season — scheduled for April 9 — would be delayed. The announcement doesn’t say for how long. The full text: “In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League

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Cancellations of College Baseball Programs

March 13, 2020

Below is a table of all the college baseball programs that have had games affected in one way or another. This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

2020 Transactions

March 9, 2020

The Oakland A’s signed 1B Brock Stassi (Yuba City). The PIttsburgh Pirates signed C Andrew Susac (Jesuit). The New York Mets removed RHP Stephan Nogosek (Woodcreek) from the 40-man roster.