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AGE GROUP:            8 & 9 years old

PARK LOCATION:    Douglas Park (Bunting Rd & Eastchester Ave)

GAME NIGHT:           1 game per week (Tuesday 6pm, Wednesday 6pm or Saturday 9am). Schedules are determined after registration closes April 31st.

PRACTICE NIGHT:    1 practice per week. Team coaches will determine days and times which will be the same every week.

2020 REGISTRATION COST: Early Bird - $190, Regular - $215

DESCRIPTION: For Rookie baseball, SCMBA will use the Fundamentals provided by Baseball Canada for development purposes. Players will improve on the green cap skills and work towards the blue cap skills. Coaches and players should use the drills provided by the Rally Cap program as well as other drills for the appropriate age. SCMBA has fair play rules that all Coaches will be informed of before the season starts. Regular baseball rules are applied by umpires. Pitching machine is used. Teams will consist of 11-13 players. Players are developing towards:

Fielding - basic knowledge of fielding positions, catch 12/15 fly balls from 20 feet away, field 5/5 ground balls from 15 feet away (left and right side), throw a ball 50 feet, hit a target from 20 feet away

Hitting - hit 7/10 balls off a tee, hit 4/10 balls from a machine, hit 12/15 balls 75 feet, able to run to second and slide

Game knowledge - error or hit, single, double, triple, home run, safe or out

LINK -> see Baseball Canada Rally Cap Program

EQUIPMENT REQUIRED:

  • Gloves/mitts are required.
  • Batting helmets (with a face mask) are required.
  • Belt for team pants
  • Players must provide their own gray pants (no shorts allowed)
  • Athletic supports are required.
  • Uniforms (jersey & hats) are provided
  • SCMBA provides back catching gear.

RESOURCES:

  • Rules & Objectives
  • Equipment
  • Field Set-up

Contact Info

Division Convenor:
Mike Pozzobon
9U@stcatharinesbaseball.ca


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