COMMERCE, CA – The EPBL position players California tryout camp concluded today with 6 players being signed to the 2018 season. One of those players is former gold glove Shortstop Abel Medina and he has been assigned to the Puerto Rico Islanders.

Medina, an experienced shortstop, was a member of the first ever EPBL Championship team and was awarded the Gold Glove award and defensive MVP in 2015.

“Being an infielder I am very picky about shortstops or infielders in general. Watching this guy showcase his talents here in California put a smile on my face. Not to mention his hitting mechanics are pro ready. It’s going to be exciting to watch this guy play this year” – VP of Baseball Jerry Gonzalez

The Empire League will have spring training in Delaware on June 4-8, 2018 to finalize the final 120 roster spots/contracts available. Like no other camp in the world, the EPBL is the only league that offers 120 or more contracts at their tryout camps. For those players interested in pursuing your dreams and would like a shot at professional baseball, remember, the EPBL only signs players that attend EPBL camps. This will be the last tryout camp in professional baseball this season. To be accepted, visit empireproleague.com, click the tryouts link and apply for acceptance to our spring Training Tryout camp before camp spots are filled. There are limited participants accepted into the EPBL ST Tryout camp. So players are recommended to not wait as once camp is filled, no one else will be allowed to tryout.

Article by Empire Media