Good Afternoon All,
Major League Baseball’s Urban Youth
Academy Umpires Association is hosting a 5
Umpire Instructional Program for anyone 16 years and older. Instruction begins
Saturday, November 20th, 2010, and will continue
every Saturday until December 18th.
There will be both on field and
classroom instruction and all of the supplies will be provided.
Explanation of camp outlines
Differences between NFHS, NCAA and MLB
Basic 2 man mechanics
Proper positioning with and without
Field instructions include:
MLB UYA facility use
Live games- MLB scout games
If you have any questions and / or if you want to register,
please contact Sydney Williamson at email@example.com
and he will be glad to provide you with the information you need.
Below is the flyer with all of info
Good Morning Parents/Players:
the information you need to register for the 2010 Fall Instructional League
which starts on Oct. 23, here, at the Urban Youth
Academy is in the links below.
Please fill out
the three forms and fax, email or mail them back to Joyce Thomas at the Boys
& Girls Club of Venice.
You can pay by
check, cash, or credit card.
Below is the link
to more information, and an online payment system for the Boys and Girls Club of Venice.
There is NO deadline for
this program and we will be taking applications and payment on-site, at the Urban Youth Academy, on Oct.
Have a great day,
Good Morning all!
The score-keeping class being taught by James Roberts will begin tomorrow, Saturday, October 9th, 2010 at
Here are the topics that will be covered.
Week 1- Introduction
to baseball score-keeping
Week 2- In-game
Week 3- Preparing a
Week 4- Game scoring
Week 5- Game scoring
/ totaling stats
Week 6- Test scoring
At this time, the class is only offered to adults and children
14 and older.
Don’t miss out on the chance to learn how to keep score of a
baseball game, and who knows, you might be invited to be an official score
keeper at a Major
Academy event, such as RBI Regionals, USA/Japan Series or Urban Invitational.
Have a great day!
Good Evening Everyone,
Due to the rain, ALL activities and workouts have been canceled until further notice! To all you student – athletes out there….this is a great time to catch up on your homework and do some extra studying.
Have a great day!
Work out schedule for our young players in the 13U Group
Any questions let me know.
Below is the Flyer and the three forms needed to sign up for the 2010 RBI Fall Instructional Baseball League.
1. BGCV Membership Application
3. Payment formThanks!
Hope everyone is having a wonderful Friday!
The Academy will be COMPLETELY closed Monday, September 20th, 2010. All workouts will be canceled for that day. The fields, cages and office will also be closed.
All activities will resume as scheduled on Tuesday.
Hope you have a great weekend!
Hope everyone is have a GREAT Saturday moring.
The Academy is offering a new class!!! It is a 6-week scorekeeping course taught by our very own, Coach James Roberts.
You will learn everything from the proper way to prepare a scoresheet to totaling a game stats.
Week 1: Introduction to scorekeeping
Week 2: In-game situations
Week 3: Preparing a scoresheet
Week 4: Game Scoring
Week 5: Game Scoring
Week 6: Test scoring knowledge
So, mark your calanders for Saturday, October 9th @ 1:00 pm, there is a small catch….This class is only offered to kids 14 & older.
Check out the flyer below and if you have any questions please feel free to email
James Roberts - James.Roberts@mlb.com or
Liz Vazquez - Liz.Vazquez@mlb.com
Good Afternoon Everyone
Here is a recap of the Labor Day weekend event, The U.S.A. / Japan Baseball Series.
First of all, thank you to everyone that had a hand in putting together this event. To the participants, thank you for representing the Academy with high standards and in a prefessional manner.
Daniel Arellano, J.P. Crawford, Darrell Miller, Gosuke Katoh, Desmond Henry, R.J. Ybarra, Thomas Walker, Kerry Kelley, Jerry Keel, Kyle Twomey, Aki Yamamoto, Marcos Lara, Austin Wilson, Dominic Smith, Mark Silva, Ryan Garvey, Ron Miller, Ryan Keller, Robert Gsellman, Teyrey Gatewwod and Mike Martin
The U.S.A team went into the third and final showdown against Japan down 2 games. They knew it was do-or-die, as this was the last game of the series. The final score was 2-1, putting U.S.A. on top. Team U.S.A.’s record in the series was 1-2.
Here are some top performers for the U.S.A. team:
J.P. Crawford led the team in batting average, hitting .444 with 4 hits, 1 double, 1 RBI and 2 runs scored in 9 opportunities.
Gosuke Katoh hit .429 with 3 hits and 1 run scored in 7 opportunities.
Darrell Miller hit .400 with 4 hits, 2 RBIs and 1 run scored in 10 opportunities.
There were 2 homeruns hit by the U.S.A. team, one by Dominic Smith and the other by Ryan Garvey.
The Academy will be completely closed on Monday August 30, 2010 to allow our Maintenance Staff to take care of the Facility and The Fields.
Workouts will resume on Tuesday August 31, 2010