Erik Thorvilson, one of the Rochester Royals pitchers, helps get the infield ready ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Erik Thorvilson, one of the Rochester Royals pitchers, helps get the infield ready ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Jordan Stokes looks out over the field ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Jordan Stokes looks out over the field ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Sam Warren takes a practice swing ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Sam Warren takes a practice swing ahead of a baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. Thursday’s game kicked off the amateur baseball season for the Royals after the start of the season was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) reaches for the ball as the Rochester Royals' Alex Holets (7) looks on during an amateur baseball game Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) reaches for the ball as the Rochester Royals' Alex Holets (7) looks on during an amateur baseball game Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Rochester Royals' pitcher Mike Stubbs (19) throws a pitch during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Rochester Royals' pitcher Mike Stubbs (19) throws a pitch during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
A hot air balloon hovers over Mayo Field as the Rochester Royals take on the Austin Greyhounds in an amateur baseball game Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
A hot air balloon hovers over Mayo Field as the Rochester Royals take on the Austin Greyhounds in an amateur baseball game Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Sam Warren (3) and Mike Michalak (10) air five after Warren hit a two-run home run during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Sam Warren (3) and Mike Michalak (10) air five after Warren hit a two-run home run during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) fields a ground ball before forcing an out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) fields a ground ball before forcing an out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) catches a foul ball for an out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Austin Greyhounds first baseman John Kirby (19) catches a foul ball for an out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Austin Greyhound's Alex Ciola (44) dives back to first base before he can be tagged out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Austin Greyhound's Alex Ciola (44) dives back to first base before he can be tagged out during an amateur baseball game against the Rochester Royals Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Alex Holets (7) catches a fly ball for an out during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
The Rochester Royals' Alex Holets (7) catches a fly ball for an out during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Rochester Royals short stop Alex Holets (7) dives for the ball during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)
Rochester Royals short stop Alex Holets (7) dives for the ball during an amateur baseball game against the Austin Greyhounds Thursday, June 25, 2020, at Mayo Field in Rochester. (Joe Ahlquist / jahlquist@postbulletin.com)