Nearly three weeks after the Trenton Thunder were left without a team to field when the New York Yankees moved their AA affiliate to Somerset County comes news from Major League Baseball and Prep Baseball Report on Monday that they are currently among 5 teams set to compete in the new MLB Draft Leag…
In what would have been their 20th season on the baseball diamond that was cancelled along with other affiliated teams by Minor League Baseball due to the Covid-19 Pandemic, the Lakewood BlueClaws can still celebrate a major milestone in 2020.
The New Jersey AYF-Jersey Shore Conference executive board said in a statement it believes that the health risks involved in participating in football and cheer season are too much for players, coaches and volunteers.
Games have been underway for nearly two weeks now in Ocean County's District 18 Little League and much of the proposed health and safety guidelines have taken shape with masks, social distancing and hand sanitation leading the charge.
The Covid-19 pandemic has become especially draining mentally for athletes and coaches with no practices or games to take part in right now or in the immediate future. They're now trying to find ways to prepare for an uncertain future.