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March 30-April 4 P2P Schedule

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
P2P Cages 3, 4, 5 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 11AA 8:30-9:30 12AAA 5:30-6:30 12AA 6:30-7:30 12A 7:30-8:30 13AAA 8:30-9:30 13AA 5:30-6:30 14AAA 6:30-7:30 14AA 7:30-8:30 CBA 8:30-10:00 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 11AA 8:30-9:30
P2P Cages 5-6 12AAA 5:30-6:30 12AA 6:30-7:30 12A 7:30-8:30 CBA 8:30-10:00
P2P Cages 3-8 13AAA 2:00-3:00PM 13AA 3:00-4:00 14AAA 4:00-5:00 14AA 5:00-6:00

April 6-April 11 P2P Schedule

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
P2P Cages 3, 4, 5 13AAA 5:30-6:30PM 13AA 6:30-7:30 14AAA 7:30-8:30 14AA 8:30-9:30 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 11AA 8:30-9:30 12AAA 5:30-6:30 12AA 6:30-7:30 12A 7:30-8:30 CBA 8:30-10:00 13AAA 5:30-6:30 13AA 6:30-7:30 14AAA 7:30-8:30 14AA 8:30-9:30
P2P Cages 5-6 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 11AA 8:30-10:00
P2P Cages 3-8 12AAA 2:00-3:00 12AA 3:00-4:00 12A 4:00-5:00 CBA 5:00-6:00

April 13-April 18 P2P Schedule

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
P2P Cages 3, 4, 5 12AAA 5:30-6:30 12AA 6:30-7:30 12A 7:30-8:30 CBA 8:30-10:00 13AAA 5:30-6:30PM 13AA 6:30-7:30 14AAA 7:30-8:30 14AA 8:30-9:30 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 CBA 8:30-10:00 11AA 5:30-6:30 12AAA 6:30-7:30 12AA 7:30-8:30 12A 8:30-9:30
P2P Cages 5-6 13AAA 5:30-6:30 13AA 6:30-7:30 14AAA 7:30-8:30 14AA 8:30-10:00
P2P Cages 3-8 10AAA 5:30-6:30 10AA 6:30-7:30 11AAA 7:30-8:30 11AA 8:30-10:00

2015 Chaska Metro Teams 13-14s

2015 Chaska Metro Teams

14AAA

Justin Ambroz
Justin Bach
Brandon Garza
Nolan Hansen
Thomas Harr
Hunter Knapp
Wyatt Kuhlmann
Kamden Larson
Ryan Paul
Alex Perrone
Logan Van Sant
Joey Wohl

14AA

Matthew Dixey
Mike Donovan
Aidan Fasold
Daniel Ferguson
Chase Haas
Alex Henne
Hunter Kujava
Gianni Lendino
Mark Neuman
Andrew Neuman
Nicholas Reichert
Connor Rodriguez

13AAA

Mac Born
Ben Courneya
Charlie Dardis
Patrick Fontaine
Boede Guza
Andrew Heiland
Jacob Knutson
Matthew Kuntz
Adam Ouska
Eric Spielberger
Nathan Tinucci
Griffin Wurtz

13AA

Michael Brown
Jack Bury
Tate Engen
Quincy Foss
Alexander Johnson
Gabriel Kinneman
Max Lommel
Jacob Pallas
Jonathan Paynter
Tom Reinitz
Luke Ridler
Carver Roth

If you did not make a metro team we still have a great opportunity for your boys to play ball!  Please see below.

We are making improvements to the upper Chaska Baseball League (in-house) age group. Working in collaboration with neighboring communities we are piloting a Community League in the Southwest metro. Currently Chaska is working to collaborate with Chanhassen Athletic Association and Eden Prairie baseball. All three programs have declining numbers at this age group for numerous reasons. Small numbers make it difficult to create a League that is fair, balanced, and competitive without reaching outside of our own community.

The objective is to partner with local associations and similar ability players to create a positive baseball experience for players who aren’t participating in metro or tournament team baseball.  The exact number of teams and communities is fluid at this time, but we have a team of motivated and dedicated leaders from each community who are committed to creating a positive experience for our older in-house athletes.

13s – The 13s will be paired with some 12 year old Chaska in-house players and will compete against the neighboring communities. You will need to register your player at ChaskaBaseball.com in Chaska Youth League. We have a head coach and several volunteers for assistant coaches. Your head coach will contact you soon and practices will start as soon as the city opens the fields.

 14s – We have secured spots in collaboration with Chanhassen Athletic Association. You will be playing on a joint team with players of similar ability from Chanhassen and competing in the community league. Chanhassen Athletic Association will reopen registration for you to register. Jeffrey Sheehan (Chanhassen Athletic Association) is taking lead on facilitating registration. Eric Jax (Director of Chaska Youth League) will be your contact point person until you are placed on team. Practice will begin in early to mid April depending on field conditions. Contact info for Eric Jax is 651-592-8186, eric.j.jax@gmail.com

Opening Cages:

Pull down then over
Pull from center of cage first
Go to mid-point of balance and continue until divider net is all the way to the back of the cage
se bungees to secure to cage

Closing Cages:
Pull down then over
Pull from end of net and slide to front of cage
​Gather netting and pull at end for tight fit to cage


Travis Guza

Chaska Metro Director

JP Paul

10 Year Old Age Commissioner

Geoff Hansen

11 Year Old Age Commissioner

Jamie Fontaine

12 Year Old Age Commissioner

Jeremy Rosenberg

13 Year Old Age Commissioner

Rod Hesson

14 Year Old Age Commissioner

Chaska Metro and Tournament Traveling Baseball

Philosophy:

Chaska Metro Baseball is for those individuals who exhibit a higher commitment to developing their Baseball skills while competing at a higher level. It requires greater commitment, in that each participant is expected to attend all practices and weekend tournaments. Players will practice 1-2 times per week and will have league games 2 times per week. Each team also plays in 4 state qualifier tournaments (with travel) attempting to earn a berth in 2 state tournaments. Parents are expected to be involved in fundraising and volunteering at various events. The goal of Chaska Metro Traveling Baseball is to develop skills, confidence, sportsmanship, teamwork and to have fun.

Chaska is a member of the Metro Baseball League and is offered in grades 4 through 8. Traveling Baseball brings more focus on competition and skill development. Metro teams are formed of our best players to compete with the best players from other communities in the area. Two to four teams will be formed per grade with an AAA-AA-A format with twelve players per team. Teams are formed according to age guidelines set by the Metro Baseball League (rules found at the following website…https://www.mbl.bz/mbl/mbl/rules/).
An independent group chosen by the Chaska Baseball Association Executive Board will conducts tryouts and is responsible for evaluations

Program Goals:

1. Emphasize a higher level of competitiveness.
2. Teach individual skills.
3. Focus on development of team concepts and ideals.
4. Teach players to be respectful to each other, opponents, umpires and the game.
5. Learn to win or lose with class and good sportsmanship and represent the organization as such.
6. Develop players and teams with the ability to compete at the top level.
7. Develop future varsity Baseball players.
8. Foster an environment that teaches and stresses the importance of the team over individual players.
9. Facilitate an environment where each team member feels they serve an important role on his team.