June 2013

Academy Barons Pick Up First Win

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Barons beat the Sound 10-2 in last night’s contest in Bakersfield.

Hittiting highlights:
Andrew Lindo – HR
Jordan Hinshaw- 4 hits
William Ouelette – 2 hits
Chris Ferret- 2 Hits
Trent Zaks – 2 hits
Kevin Grove – Triple
Mark Silva- 1 hit
Elliot and Julian Barzilli – 1 hit each

Pitching highlights:
David Haerle, Jared Robinson, Matt Fitzgerald, and Ryan Ponder all combined to pitch nine strong innings.

The Barons face the Sound in a doubleheader today in hopes of taking the series. Let’s go Barons!


Academy Closed Tomorrow, June 6

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Major League Baseball Urban Youth Academy will be closed on tomorrow, Thursday, June 6 due to Compton College’s commencement ceremony and the limited availability of parking. We apologize for any inconvenience this may bring.

As always, please let us know if you have any questions.


Academy Barons Drop Season Opener to the Bakersfield Sound, 8-7

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy Barons fell short of the victory last night, taking an 8-7 loss in their season opener against the rivaled Sound in Bakersfield. The Barons collected 12 hits while the sound mustered eight. OF Jordan Hinshaw led the Barons at the plate with four hits (4×4). INF Jared Robinson hit a three-run blast, while INF Chris Ferret began his season going 2×3 at the dish.

The Barons will face the Sound again tonight in game two of their four-game set in Bakersfield with the first pitch scheduled for 6:45 p.m. The teams will meet in a doubleheader tomorrow before the Barons make their way back to Compton.

Please see below for an Academy Barons schedule.



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