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CRBL cancels league play due to COVID-19 concerns

Chippewa River Baseball League
Chippewa River Baseball League(weau)
Published: Jul. 7, 2020 at 10:10 PM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - The Chippewa River Baseball League will not hold league play in 2020 after a player tested positive for COVID-19.

In a press release the league stated “After an emergency league meeting among the Chippewa Rivers Baseball League (CRBL) managers and officers, the CRBL has decided to dismiss “league play” for the 2020 season. The decision was due to a CRBL player testing positive to Covid-19 and the potential of further exposure to other players, coaches, fans and umpires.

The CRBL schedule released on June 27th will remain in place, however, the games will not be considered Chippewa River Baseball League games. Additionally, each CRBL team manager will have the authority to cancel or postpone games for safety concerns.

Local media members should contact each individual manager for coverage of games. Please visit information below for each managers contact information. Scores and schedule adjustments will not be updated via league website in the 2020 summer.”

League play for the CRBL was scheduled to start on Wednesday.

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