Tag Archives: Tournaments

Mother’s Day Baseball Tournaments – Great idea?

As I’m strolling through the internet, discovering youth baseball tournaments, I’m finding so many tournaments with the phrase ‘Mother’s Day’ in the title. Most of the tournaments offer 3 games guaranteed!  Discount on multiple tournaments!  Free Wood Bat for every team!  Blowout!  Shootout!  Slam!  Mayhem!  Mania!  Madness! Which mom’s are supposed to allow their children … Continue reading Mother’s Day Baseball Tournaments – Great idea?

How Competitive Teams Can Hurt the Sport

A big argument among youth baseball is travel-ball vs rec-ball. Travel-ball is a broad term that was derived from teams formed to travel to just play in tournaments.  For this instance though, and for the broad argument, it includes any teams formed with only top players to play competitively. Rec-ball is usually a term reserved … Continue reading How Competitive Teams Can Hurt the Sport

How Many Pitchers Should I Have On My Baseball Team?

The importance of pitching in baseball, and especially youth baseball, can’t be overstated.  A pitcher can derail a week of practice in a walk-fest, sending the fielders into a bored semi-slumber.  A dominant pitcher can make the worst coach look like a genius.  At the very least, you have to have a pitcher make a … Continue reading How Many Pitchers Should I Have On My Baseball Team?