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MLB Officially Announces Cancellation of 2020 Minor League Season

June 30, 2020 - Texas League (TL) - Midland RockHounds News Release

For the RockHounds and all of Minor League Baseball, "Opening Day" now means April, 2021.

As Major League Baseball moves forward with its plan to begin a contracted 60-game schedule in late July, MLB has also announced the cancellation of Minor League Baseball's 2020 season as a result of the COVID-19 virus.

"It's hard to believe," said RockHounds general manager Monty Hoppel. "This is a first in my 37 years of baseball... no season."

The club is preparing a series of events at Momentum Bank Ballpark beginning in July and continuing until next "Opening Day"

RockHounds Events / Summer & Fall, 2020

High School Baseball Tournament- Teams comprised of graduating HS seniors in the Permian Basin (Confirmed for July 23-24)

Victory 5K Run (Confirmed for September 19)

Christian Concert featuring Matthew West (Confirmed for September 30)

RockHounds Golf Classic- Benefitting the Scott Seator Foundation (Confirmed for October 16)

Additional Events (Tentative)

Labor Day Weekend Fireworks

Thirsty Thursdays

RockHounds Client Events

Back-to-School Night & Giveaway

Movies in the Park


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