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SLYB 2024 Spring Try-outs!

By Dave Schmitt , 12/04/23, 1:15PM EST

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 Tryouts will take place at Champions Sports Lexington at 2061 Lexington Rd. Nicholasville, KY.  Below are the allotted time periods for each age group and division; please make sure to arrive 15 minutes early to sign in and receive your number. 

Major ONLY

9 yr olds last name A-H 10:00am - 10:45am

9 yr olds last name I-Z 10:45am - 11:30am

10 yr olds ALL 11:30am - 12:15pm

11 yr olds ALL 12:15pm - 1:00pm

12 yr olds ALL 1:00pm - 1:45pm

Minor ONLY

ALL - 1:45pm  - 2:45pm

 Rookie

7 yr olds last name A-H 3:00pm - 4:00pm

7yr olds last name I-Z 4:00pm - 5:00pm

8 yr olds ALL 5:00pm - 6:00pm

 

There will not be a makeup tryout for any division besides Major; if you need to attend that makeup OR if you need to arrive at a different time than assigned please email southlexingtonbaseball@gmail.com to confirm.  Rookie and Minor’s players that are unable to tryout will still be assigned to a team. Majors requires a tryout to be draft eligible.

****Returning 8 year olds, returning Major players and returning Minor players not trying out for Majors DO NOT need to attend the tryout****

Major Draft will be Sunday Feb. 4th, Minor will be Wednesday Feb. 7th and Rookie will be Saturday Feb. 10th

 

THINGS TO KNOW FOR TRYOUTS

****No cleats allowed

****USA approved bats only at Major/Minor tryouts, no bat restriction for Rookie

**** 10-12 year olds have the option to pitch or catch @ the tryout but must have their own gear to catch

****ALL players trying out will need their glove, bats and batting helmets

TROUTS WILL CONSIST OF

****Running for time from home plate to 2nd base

****Fielding grounders with a throw from short to first

****Receiving ball at first base from thrower at short

****Catching flyballs with a relay to home

****Hitting live pitching from a coach

 

We look forward to seeing everyone this weekend, if you have any questions please email southlexingtonbaseball@gmail.com prior to this Saturday….response times will be limited on Saturday with board members and coaches being at Champions. 

 

Dave Schmitt

SLYB VP of Communication