Merrimack Youth Baseball will be hosting the MLB Pitch, Hit and Run contest for all Merrimack registered baseball/softball players age 7-14 (age as of July 17th) on Sunday May 3rd starting at 12:30pm.
Participants will complete in four age brackets - 7/8, 9/10, 11/12 and 13/14 and the winners of each bracket will move on to the next round of the competition held in Manchester.
This event will be held at Veteran's Field.
This event is free of charge!
MLB Pitch, Hit and Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.
Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2015 MLB All-Star Game.
The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each age and gender group at the Local Competition will advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.
All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition.
The Registration form is located in our Coaches Resources section of the website or will be available at the event.
Merrimack Youth Baseball 2015 Tournament Teams.
Merrimack Youth Baseball will be holding tryouts for our 2015 Tournament Teams.
Tournament Teams participate in competitive state level invitational tournaments as well as the official Cal Ripken tournaments. These teams will start practicing once selected and will begin play towards the end of the rec season.
Any questions regarding these teams can be directed to Merrimack Youth Baseball’s Tournament Coordinator Tim Curren,
or one of the team managers listed below.
Player are only eligible to play for their current age group. All ‘baseball’ ages are determined by the player’s age on April 30th 2015. This is according to Cal Ripken regulations.
12 Year Old Team:
Tryouts to be held Friday May 8th 6pm till dusk, on the Babe Ruth field at Veterans Park.
Manager – Paul Williams,
11 Year Old Team:
Tryouts to be held 14th, 6pm, at Bise Field.
Manager – Jim Mitchell,
10 Year Old Team:
Tryouts to be held Friday May 8th, 5:30-7:30 on Field 1 at Veterans Park.
Manager – Tim Curren,
9 Year Old Team:
Tryouts to be held Friday May 8th, 6pm - dusk, on Field 2 at Veterans Park.