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HOUSE LEAGUE BASEBALL EVALUATION DAY - APRIL 27

The MSBA is holding an Evaluation Day on Saturday, April 27th for all tyke, peewee and bantam aged house league baseball players.

10 AM – tyke (born in 2009 or 2008)

1 PM –peewee (born in 2007 or 2006)

4 PM –bantam (born in 2005 or 2004)

Tom Chater 3195 The Collegeway (location TBC)

In the event of heavy rain or diamond unavailability, a notice will be posted on the MSBA website www.msbabaseball.ca by 9 AM on April 27th.  Evaluation Day would then be postponed 24 hours to Sunday, April 28th. Please check the website before coming in case of a change to location or timing.

Parents must please attend a brief meeting beside the diamond at the start of each session. All players are asked to attend. Please email dmcaree@rogers.com only if you are unable to attend.

JUNIOR AND SENIOR ROOKIE BALL EVALUATION DAY – MAY 4

The MSBA will be holding an Evaluation Day on Saturday May 4th for all Junior and Senior Rookie Ball players (born in 2012, 2011 and 2010).

All players are asked to attend.

Location: Tom Chater

Time: 10 am (check-in to begins at 9:30 am)

Please bring your glove and bat and be ready to play ball!

In the event of heavy rain or diamond unavailability, a notice will be posted on the MSBA website www.msbabaseball.ca by 9 AM on May 4th with an alternate date. Please check the website before coming in case of a change to location or timing.

We are still looking for Rookie Ball coaches, if you are interested in coaching or co-coaching a team please email Tim Logan at logan72tim@gmail.com

WHY BECOME AN UMPIRE?

Yes, let them play the great game of SOFTBALL. But they can't unless there are umpires on the diamond. By becoming an umpire you give the current players and the upcoming group of young ladies the opportunity to enjoy the excitement of our game with well-trained umpires at their game.

For a more reasons to become an umpire, please click HERE.

To get more information on how to become an Umpire, please contact Richard Meneguzzi at richardmeneguzzi@gmail.com.

REGISTRATION UPDATE

Spots are quickly filling up for this seasons House League Baseball

T-ball and Rookie Ball programs. Register now and don’t miss out!

T-ball (born 2014, 2013) – LIMITED SPOTS available and coaches needed!

Jr. Rookie Ball (born 2012, 2011) - LIMITED SPOTS available and coaches needed!

Sr. Rookie Ball (born 2010) – Spots still available and coaches needed!

If you are interested in coaching T-ball or Rookie ball please email Tim Logan at logan72tim@gmail.com.

 

Tyke (born 2009, 2008) – LIMITED SPOTS available. Coaches needed, please email dmcaree@rogers.com

Peewee (born 2007, 2006) – SOLD OUT! Coaches needed, please email dmcaree@rogers.com

Bantam (born 2005, 2004) – ONLY 3 SPOTS available. Coaches needed, please email dmcaree@rogers.com

Midget (born 2003, 2002, 2001) – SOLD OUT!

MSBA UMPIRE CLINIC

CALLING ALL UMPIRES! MSBA will be hosting a Clinic for all umpires on Sunday April 14th @ Port Credit Secondary School.

Registration starts at 8:30 am with the clinic to start at 9:00 am. Please contact the Umpire in Chief, Chris Savaglio at Chris.savaglio@rogers.com for more information,

Participants can register online click here.

BATTING CAGES

MSBA is currently exploring options to refurbish our batting cages located at Tom Chater Park in time for the start of our 2019 season. If you are interested in donating supplies or time to help with this project, please respond to this email. Supplies required include concrete, netting, gravel, chain link fencing, tarps, turf, etc. Consideration will be given for in-kind value to suppliers for supplies donated.

AAA TWINS JUNIOR ROOKIE BALL (2011) LOOKING FOR PLAYERS

The Junior Rookie Ball Tier 1 Twins is looking for player to pad their roster. For the best baseball experience and more development, please contact head coach Alvaro Morales at ams59@bellnet.ca for a tryout.

REP BASEBALL PLAYERS WANTED!

The MSBA 2005 Minor Bantam Tier 2 team is still looking for a couple of players.

Please contact Daniel Castro @ 416-573-1055 or email at daniel.castro68@hotmail.com

U14 NOVICE REP SOFTBALL TEAM – STILL LOOKING FOR PLAYERS

Mississauga Southwest Hurricanes U14 Novice Rep team is looking for 2 – 3 players (born 2005– 2006) who are interested in playing competitive softball for 2018/2019 season.

If interested please contact David Haick, Head Coach @ 905-849-6250 or via email parkersoakville@gmail.com

INTRODUCING MSBA 2019 COACHING STAFF

Our 2019 Rep Coaching Staff have been announced. For tryout opportunities, please visit http://msbabaseball.ca/rep-coaches.html for contact information.

CONGRATULATIONS TO CRAIG BARLOW - MSBA HOUSE LEAGUE COACH OF THE YEAR

Craig Barlow of the Tyke Pirates was selected MSBA House League Coach of the Year. Craig was nominated by his fellow coaches - and several parents of the players on his team.

Comments included:

 

"This is my son's first year playing baseball and I was absolutely blown away at the dedication, kindness, and eagerness that Coach Craig has demonstrated with his team. He has made our experience with the league one to remember and we will be sure to return next year."

"This is the first year my son is playing baseball and I have to say it has been one amazing experience for him. The love he has developed for this game is beyond words."

"Craig does a phenomenal job teaching our team how to play baseball the right way and respecting each other. Every practice and game the kids are always improving and having fun."

CONGRATULATIONS TO TOMMY PILKINGTON - MSBA JUNIOR UMPIRE OF THE YEAR

Tommy Pilkington was chosen MSBA Junior Umpire of the Year by James Liles (Umpire Scheduler) and Chris Savaglio (MSBA’s Umpire in Chief). Tommy had been nominated by a number of coaches and the house league convenor based on his outstanding work during the 2018 season. Congratulations Tommy!

CLUBHOUSE BOOKING

Our Clubhouse is available for meetings and other functions. Please visit the calendar to check availability. If you would like to inquire or book the clubhouse, please contact clubhouse@msbabaseball.ca

PHGSA is hosting Competition-Introduction Softball NCCP clinic.

For more details - Click here

 

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