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Baseball Victoria COVID-19 Update Friday 13 March 4:30 PM VSBL Update

Baseball Victoria
13 March 2020

Baseball Victoria, in consultation with Baseball Australia and the relevant health authorities are following the requirements relating to COVID-19 for Victorian baseball.

The VSBL games that are scheduled for tomorrow, Saturday 14 March, for women at the Springvale Baseball Club and men at the Melbourne Ballpark will continue as scheduled, however we recommend that you watch on the livestream rather than attend the venues, and that only essential spectators attend.

If attending, we encourage you to follow all the recommendations on healthy best practices from the Victorian government.

VSBL games listed below will be livestreamed from both locations and we encourage you to join our baseball finals as part of our livestream coverage, available on the Baseball Victoria Facebook HERE.

Division 1 Grand Finals: Sunshine Eagles v Blackburn Orioles – Melbourne Ballpark

Saturday, 14 March – 4:30 PM

Sunday, 15 March – 4:30 PM (If game three of the series is required)

Division 2 Grand Finals: Williamstown Wolves v Malvern Braves – Melbourne Ballpark

Saturday, 14 March – 1:00 PM

Sunday, 15 March – 1:00 PM (If game three of the series is required)

Women’s Division 3 East Grand Final: Moorabbin Panthers v Melbourne Demons - Springvale Lions Baseball Club

Saturday, 14 March – 10:30 AM

Women’s Division 2 Grand Final: Doncaster Dragons v Springvale Lions - Springvale Lions Baseball Club

Saturday, 14 March – 1:00 PM

Women’s Division 1 Grand Final: Springvale Lions v Doncaster Dragons - Springvale Lions Baseball Club

Saturday, 14 March – 3:30 PM

BV President Myles Forman said “the safety of our members is our number one priority and the directives from Baseball Australia and the Government requires that we postpone some aspects of our sport until it is safe to continue.  Please stay safe and follow all the directions provided by the authorities and see the information below as it relates to our specific games and tournaments.” 

Baseball Victoria will be taking precautions with those baseballers who will play over the weekend to minimise contact between players and to ensure best practices are applied as per the information provided by the Victorian government.

Players should:

Other effective measures include:

Any player who no longer wishes to participate in the scheduled games should immediately advise their club.

BV CEO Kristie Middleton said “In consultation with Baseball Australia, federal and state government, and further to discussions with the national CEOs, Baseball Victoria’s position will be continually assessed and our position may need to be updated on further advice.”

All information in relation to schedule changes or postponements will be made on the Baseball Victoria website and via direct email and the Baseball Victoria social media channels. Click HERE for the Baseball Victoria Facebook and click HERE for the Baseball Victoria Instagram.

Baseball Victoria is receiving updates and information via:

Please click HERE for all the Baseball Victoria COVID-19 updates. 

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