With a suspect forecast for the rest of the week, the AAA Tournament will now be concluded tonight, Tuesday, June 30. The Redwings-Blue Rocks game is at 6:30 pm on Field 7 and the Mets-Blue Wahoos game is also now at 6:30 - on Field 6. The winners of those games will meet for the championship immediately after the conclusion of the first games. Thanks to the coaches and families for the flexibility in scheduling tonight and agreeing to the doubleheader format. Good luck to all!
2015 AAA Post Season Tournament Rules
(variations from regular season rules)
Tournament will be single-elimination, due to field schedule crunch at end of season.
Team “seeds” for bracket were assigned by a blind draw. Coin toss for home team.
Winner and runner-up will receive commemorative rings.
Complete game will be 5 innings or 1:10, whichever comes first.
Tournament will be coach pitch format (not machine pitch).
Minimum of eight (8) players to start the game. A team can pick up players from another team to reach the minimum number to play.
Coach shall pitch OVERHAND, with at least one foot positioned inside of the 10’ diameter pitcher circle. The front edge of the circle touches the 30’ safety arc.
Each batter will receive maximum of six pitches or three strikes. Batter stays alive if ball is fouled on last pitch or third strike.
Outs will be recorded and three outs constitutes the end of the at-bat, regardless of how many players have batted.
Score will be recorded, with maximum of 5 runs per inning. Fifth or final inning is unlimited runs.
No bunting. No infield fly.
Baserunners will NOT advance on any overthrows.
Rules not differentiated here are the same as AAA regular season rules as posted on MYBSA website at www.playballmcc.com.
AAA TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE
All games scheduled on Field 6 (small field in Chestnut Park), with Field 7 (big field in Chestnut Park) as the standby/backup field.
Monday, June 29
Game 1 - 6:30 pm/Field 6 – Blue Rocks vs. Dragons
Game 2 - 7:45 pm/Field 6 – Mets vs. Raptors
Tuesday, June 30
Game 3 – 6:30 pm/Field 6 – Redwings vs. Winner of G1
Game 4 – 7:45 pm/Field 6 – Blue Wahoos vs. Winner of G2
Thursday, July 2
Game 5 – 6:30 pm/Field 6 – Championship – Winner G3 vs. Winner G4
It's been another tremendous season of baseball & softball at MYBSA this year with over 700 kids playing ball. We are winding the season down with a AAA tournament this week, but the league would like to says congrats and thanks to all players and teams. And, also a special THANK YOU to all the volunteers. Finally, a huge THANK YOU to all of our league sponsors.
Here are the results of the tournament championship games:
M-CC Hospital Smashers 12 - Pella Racers 11
CDM Construction Diamond Divas 13 - Alpha Delta Pi Belles - 4
Congratulations to the following players for their selection on the All-Star teams for their respective baseball leagues. The Mustang American League division did not name an all star team this season. The teams will be playing in several tournaments around the region over the next month, including the USSSA State All-Star tournament in Murray July 10-12.
Entries are now being accepted for all-star and travel team tournaments that will be held in Murray in July and August. Click HERE for tournament entry form and click HERE for tournament rules. Tournaments are hosted and run by the Murray-Calloway Co. Parks Department.
Murray Youth Tournament Dates:
July 10-12 - USSSA Ky State All-Star Championships (ages 8u, 10u, 12u, 13u divisions)
July 24-26 - 13th Annual West Ky Invitational (ages 8u, 10u, 12u, JV and Varsity divisions)
August 7-9 - 12th Annual Back To School Bash (ages 8u, 10u, 12u, JV and Varsity divisions)
Contact Tab Brockman or Tommy Mills at the MCC Parks office (270.762.0325) to enter your team or for more information.
Welcome to the 2015 Season for the Murray Youth Baseball and Softball Association (MYBSA)! We are looking forward to a fun season. The MYBSA Board Members have been working hard on making some changes that we feel will benefit the program.
2015 Season Board Members
President- Ron Watson
Vice President- Kelly Smith
Secretary - Ann Fraher
Finance Commissioner- Glenn Fritts
Information & Registration Commissioner- Glenn Fritts Umpire Commissioner- Tommy Mills
Safety Commissioner- Open
Park Board Rep- Tab Brockman
Baseball Commissioner- Jamie McDaniel
Softball Commissioner- Daniel Farr
TBall Commissioner- Tara McClure
At Large Members- Jim Foster, Dan Thompson, Daren Pingel, Aaron Swain, Preston Weatherly, Jay Wyatt, Amy Shaunesey, Ryan Morrow