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Offseason Updates, Tryout dates set
09/06/2018
BTBA Families, please Save these Dates - Mar 16 and Mar 17,...
14AA runner up in 2018 GSTC, congrats Bandits!
07/23/2018
State Tourney Qualifier accomplishments
03/01/2018
  Congratulations 2018 BTBA teams who have placed in tournaments...
2018 MBL/MBT Approved Equipment
10/17/2017
1. 2018 MBL/MBT Season Bat Rules:  MBL will ONLY allow USA...
 
Offseason Updates, Tryout dates set

BTBA Families, please Save these Dates - Mar 16 and Mar 17, 2019:

2019 BTBA Tryouts - currently scheduled for both Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17

Please hold both days as we continue to review and refine the logistics and schedule.

Thank you, BTBA 


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


by posted 07/23/2018
State Tourney Qualifier accomplishments
14AAA Wins Bloomington Invitational! MBT & GSTC Dancing!13AAA is Runner up in Bloomington Invitational! Takes MBT tix!13AAA 2nd in Cottage Grove13A Red Wins SLP13A Red 2nd Rochester12AA 2nd in Stillwater12A Winning Albert Lea12A 1st in Bloomington<br>11A 3rd in Bloomington11A 2nd in Wayzata10A Red 3rd in Farmiington

 

Congratulations 2018 BTBA teams who have placed in tournaments and earned state tourney bids:

1. 14AA - 1st Bloomington - MBT & GSTC bids

2. 13AAA - 2nd Bloomington - MBT bid. 2nd Cottage Grove - MSF bid. 2nd Hudson.

3. 13AA - 4th Bloomington - MBT & GSTC bids. Youth 1st Award in Owatonna.

4. 13A Red - 1st SLP -MBT & GSTC bids, 2nd in Rochester

5. 12AA - 2nd Stillwater - MBT bid

6. 12A - 1st - Albert Lea Slug Fest - MBT & GSTC bids, 1st in Bloomington

7. 11A - 3rd Bloomington Invitational, 2nd in Wayzata - GSTC Bid

8. 10A Red - 3rd Farmington - MBT & GSTC bids


by posted 03/01/2018
2018 MBL/MBT Approved Equipment

1. 2018 MBL/MBT Season Bat Rules: 

  • 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: 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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