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Metro Traveling Baseball

March Winter Workout Schedule

Location Monday Tuesday Wednesday Friday Saturday
P2P Cages 3, 4, 5 13's 6:00-7:30 14's 7:30-9:00 Open to all Metro Players 5:00-10:00 CBA 5:00-10:00 10's 5:30-6:50PM 11"s 6:50-8:10PM 12's 8:10-9:30
P2P Cages 3-8 10's 2:00-3:20PM 11's 3:20-4:40 12's 4:40-6:00
High School Multi-Purpose and Back Courts 13's 6:00-7:30 14's 7:30-9:00

Metro Uniform Sizing

Metro travel team uniform sizing this year will be held on the following dates and locations:
 
Friday, February 20   6 - 8 pm at Pitch 2 Pitch
Saturday, February 21  6:30 - 8 pm at Chaska High School Commons (come in through the activities entrance)
Sunday, February 22  6:30 - 8 pm at Chaska High School Commons
 
Please make sure to come during these times as I need to order pants, shirts, hats and in some cases new jersey's. If your child doesn't get sized, I will be guessing at their sizes.
 
All 13 and 14 year olds need to come to one of these sizing events as well, even though they have not been placed on teams yet.
 
Email me with any questions.
 
Thanks,
 
Shelly Miller

2015 Chaska Metro Tryout Schedule Ages 13 and 14

Registration for Chaska Metro Tyrouts ages 13-14 are now Closed.

Tryouts will be March 16th and 17th at the P2P facility in Chanhassen from 7-10pm.  Tryouts are mandatory. Not attending all of the scheduled tryouts could affect your placement.  Failure to attend any of the tryouts may eliminate you from taking part in the Metro Traveling program.  To be eligible to play for Chaska -You must live in the Chaska School District boundary according to District 112 guidelines to be eligible for tryouts. Players in their respective age groups must not reach the next age before May 1, 2015. The Chaska Traveling Baseball Program highly recommends that all participants play with their grade level if possible. These are closed tryouts, meaning we recommend dropping off your son/daughter and make sure they are checked in properly;  then come back 1.5 hours later to pick them up.  Please have your player there at least 15 minutes before their tryout times for warmups.

 

Team Selection and posting will be done by March 27th.

13-14 year old tryout schedule @ P2P.

Monday and Tuesday - March 16 & 17 7-10 PM.

· 13s = 7:00-8:30 PM

· 14s = 8:30-10:00 PM

· 6 Stations = Front Toss, Machine Pitch, Infield, Outfield, Baserunning, Pitching.

 

The Pitch 2 Pitch facility is now open for offseason workouts.  The cages are available on an open basis at the times listed below until February 1st.

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.