Teams obtain 2020 Atlantic League negotiating rights to former Bees players
(Central Islip, N.Y., Nov. 6, 2019) – The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB) today held a Player Dispersal Draft for ALPB clubs to obtain the 2020 Atlantic League negotiating rights to players whose ALPB rights were controlled by the New Britain Bees.
The Dispersal Draft began shortly after 11:00 a.m. EST on Wednesday following opening remarks from League President Rick White. Draft order was based on 2019 overall regular season won-loss record.
The draft consisted of three rounds, with additional picks following the first three optional. Results were reported live via the Atlantic League’s Twitter account (@AtlanticLg), and full results can be found by CLICKING HERE. The following players were selected by the Ducks:
About The Atlantic League of Professional Baseball (ALPB)
With eight teams in the Mid-Atlantic and Texas, the ALPB is a leader in baseball innovation and a player gateway to Major League Baseball. Through its exclusive partnership with MLB, the Atlantic League tests Major League Baseball rules and equipment initiatives. The Atlantic League has sent over 950 players to MLB organizations while drawing more than 42 million fans to its affordable, family-friendly ballparks throughout its 22-year history.
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