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  • Pre-season is in full swing, register for the 2019 season today! Tryouts are March 16 & 17, 2019. The next board mtg will be Mar 10, 7pm at City hall. 
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Updates - Registration, Tryouts, workouts/clinics, Board Meeting
09/06/2018
2019 Registration: Register today for the 2019 season! You can access...
14AA runner up in 2018 GSTC, congrats Bandits!
07/23/2018
2019 MBL/MBT Approved Equipment
10/17/2017
1. 2019 MBL/MBT Season Bat Rules are same as 2018:  MBL...
 
Updates - Registration, Tryouts, workouts/clinics, Board Meeting

2019 Registration:

Register today for the 2019 season! You can access our on-line registration tool via the vertical tab on the left side of this page. 

Tryouts:

Please Save the Dates - Mar 16 and Mar 17, 2019:

2019 BTBA Tryouts -

  • Both days, Saturday, Mar 16 and Sunday, Mar 17. 
  • Tryouts will again occur at Pitch 2 Pitch South in Burnsville

We will post more info as we refine the logistics and schedule

Board Meetings:

The next Board Meeting is set for Mar 10, 2019 at 7pm at City Hall (room TBD).

 

Winter Training Options:

  • Winter Workouts at KHS and JHS

Free Winter clinics at JHS and KHS continue with dates/times specific to age group per the following link:

 

2019 BTBA Winter Workout Schedule (JHS & KHS)

 

Many thanks to Coach Jim Gess (Jefferson) and Coach George Walker (Kennedy) and their players for helping develop Bloomington Baseball!!!

 

  • Jaguar baseball camp at JAC on Feb 23, 3-6pm:
  • Open to ages 9-14, cost is $50 per child. T Shirt included!
  • Focus on hitting, fielding, pitching and catching fundamentals & help get prepared for BTBA tryouts.
  • Questions? Contact Jim Gess, 952-322-0376, jgess@isd271.org
  • Winter Workouts at Pitch 2 Pitch (P2P):

BTBA Winter Training at P2P South will have 4 phases over 10 weeks:

·         Weeks 1-3 = Foundation/Fundamentals

·         Weeks 4-6 = Skill-Specific Training

·         Weeks 7-9 = Situational/Baseball IQ

·         Week 10 = Dry-Run of Tryouts

 

Progress through 3 areas (Defense, Hitting and Base Running Speed/Strength) every 30 mins until completion at 90 mins:

 

  • Saturday classes (Jan 5 - Mar 2) start at 12:00, 12:30, 1:00 and 1:30
  • Monday classes (Jan 7 - Mar 4) start at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30

 

Tryout Dry-Run Classes:  BTBA Tryout Dry-Run

·         Mar 9th 12:00 pm

·         Mar 9th 1:30 pm

·         Mar 11th 6:00 pm

·         Mar 11th 7:30 pm

 

PURCHASE PROGRAM/CREDITS:

 

 

Questions? Contact:

C J Woodrow

Pitch 2 Pitch, Inc.

www.pitch2pitch.com | 612-405-8008

 

Go Bandits!!!


by BTBA posted 09/06/2018
14AA runner up in 2018 GSTC, congrats Bandits!


by posted 07/23/2018
2019 MBL/MBT Approved Equipment

1. 2019 MBL/MBT Season Bat Rules are same as 2018: 

  • MBL will ONLY allow USA Baseball regulated and stamped bats or BBCOR or wood moving forward. You can find a listing of approved bats and other FAQ's by clicking here: https://usabat.com/
  • MBL has posted their position on bats on their web site: https://www.mbl.bz/
  • The former "USSSA 1.15 BPF" rated bats will no longer be valid for MBL sponsored league and tournament games.

Note: There is one bat that has been decertified and cannot be used: The Easton Ghost X, 2 5/8" drop 10 (-10). https://usabat.com/decertified-bats/

Note: However, Gopher State (MYAS) will continue to use the old USSSA 1.15 BPF stamp so you may want to hang onto your old bats just for Gopher State tournaments.

  • Here are the 2018 MBL bat requirements:

*9U-14U: All bats must have the new USA stamp unless you are using a -3 BBCOR bat or a wood bat. 

9-U, 10-U, 11-U, 12-U, and 13-U

  • Bats must have USA stamp with weight differential dependent on barrel diameter per below (-3 BBCOR or wood may also be used)
  1. 2 1/4" barrel may have unlimited weight differential or;
  2. Up to 2 5/8" barrel diameter with a weight differential of no more than -11 (i.e. 31” – 20.0 oz.)
  • BBCOR with a -3 or less differential or wood may be used

14-U - (includes 14/15A)

  • Bats must have USA stamp with weight differential  of -5 or less and a max barrel diameter of 2 5/8" or;
  • BBCOR with a -3 or less differential or wood may be used


*15U: 15's can only use a BBCOR bat or a wood bat.

Bats must be BBCOR with a -3 or less differential or wood 

2. Shoes:

  • 9 - 12 year olds - will use molded cleats or tennis shoes. NO METAL SPIKES ALLOWED!
  • 13-15 year olds - will be allowed to use metal spikes 

by posted 10/17/2017
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