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2020 Captains Updates

03/16/2020 (9:01am): The Lake County Captains announced that their offices will be closed to the general public and the team staff will work remotely. If you would like to contact a Captains staff member, please email [email protected] or search our staff directory if you know the person you would like to reach.

03/14/2020 (10:53am): Pat O'Conner, Minor League Baseball President & CEO, released the following statement regarding the delay of Minor League Baseball Opening Day due to the coronavirus pandemic:

Dear Minor League Baseball Fans,

As you may be aware, with the closure of Spring Training camps in Arizona and Florida in response to the coronavirus outbreak across the country, the Minor League Baseball season will not start on April 9 as planned.

With the health and well-being of the players, umpires, team employees and our fans in mind, we will continue to monitor the developments and follow guidelines set forth by public health agencies and our partners at Major League Baseball.

Once the public health experts and agencies have decided it is safe to begin the 2020 season, and the players are physically ready to begin the season, we will do so. But, for now, I ask all fans to follow the protocols set forth by public health officials, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and your local government authorities.

Please visit to stay connected with your local team. Questions about exchanging tickets, refunds and other general questions should be directed to your local team.

Your health and safety are the top priority right now and our thoughts are with those around the world who have been affected by this outbreak.


Pat O’Conner

President & CEO

Minor League Baseball

03/12/2020 (5:07 p.m.): The Lake County Captains released the following statement:

Nothing is more important to the Lake County Captains organization than the health and safety of our fans, players, coaches and employees. Earlier today, Minor League Baseball issued a statement that the start of the 2020 season will be delayed in light of the coronavirus outbreak. In accordance with that decision and the safety recommendations made by Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, we have decided to postpone our Tickets on Sale Day event, which was scheduled to take place at the ballpark this Saturday, March 14. Future plans for Tickets on Sale Day will be determined as more information becomes available. We are committed to putting the health and safety of our community above all else.

03/12/2020 (3:50 p.m.): Minor League Baseball (MiLB) issued the following statement today:

“In light of the current coronavirus outbreak, and after consultation with medical professionals and our partners at Major League Baseball, Minor League Baseball will delay the start of the 2020 Championship Season. We will continue to monitor the developments and will announce additional information about the 2020 season at a later date. We will work with Major League Baseball and our community partners to resume play as soon as it is safe to do so. The health and safety of Minor League Baseball fans, players and executives is our top priority, and our thoughts are with those around the world who have been affected by this outbreak.”