Tri-City Chili Peppers to suspend operations
Because of the uncertainty that remains around the scope of the 2020 season, the Tri-City Chili Peppers said they will suspend operations and shift their focus to next year.
The Chili Peppers were set to begin play this year as a new member of the Coastal Plain League, playing their home games at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights. The CPL is a summer collegiate wood bat league.
The CPL’s season was originally slated to start May 28. But on April 29, the 15-team league announced the season’s start would be delayed until July 1 because of COVID-19.
On Wednesday, though, the Holly Springs (N.C.)