06/18/2021 9:40 AM
Article By: CCBL Public Relations Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cotuit, MA - June 18, 2021. Following a year of quiet fields, baseball on Cape Cod is set to return Sunday, June 20th as the 2021 Cape League season kicks-off!
On August 9th, 2019, the Cotuit Kettleers won their 17th Cape League Championship in front of their home fans at Lowell Park, in what was the last Cape League game to date.
Exactly 671 days later, the first pitch of the 2021 season will also take place at Lowell Park as the Cotuit Kettleers host the Wareham Gatemen. The matchup features the teams who have won the past two Cape League Championships, with Wareham having won in 2018.
Wareham vs. Cotuit is one of five games, across three different start times on the Opening Day schedule. Also at 5pm, Yarmouth-Dennis will host Brewster in an Eastern Division matchup. At 6pm, Bourne will host Hyannis and Falmouth will host Chatham. The night will end with Orleans hosting Harwich at 7pm.
The 2021 Cape League season will feature a full 40 game schedule, beginning with Opening Day on June 20th through the culmination of the Championship Series in mid-August.
The Cape Cod Baseball League is the premiere amateur summer baseball league for college athletes. Players come from colleges around the country to play for one of the ten teams on the Cape. The Cape Cod Baseball League began in 1885 and has helped numerous players achieve their dreams of making it to the major leagues throughout the 136 years, including 333 former players in the 2019 MLB season.
For more information about the Cape Cod Baseball League and the 2021 season visit: www.capecodbaseball.org
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