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Dear Academy Members and Friends,

We are now on Instagram! Show us some love @MLBUYA!

-Staff

Dodgers RBI Baseball Participants

Dear Dodgers RBI baseball participants,

Ages 8 – 12 will begin play this Sunday at 10 a.m. here at the Academy. RBI baseball games are expected to be played on Sundays at 10 a.m. unless notified otherwise.

RBI participants age seven are instructed to be at the Academy on Saturdays at 10 a.m.

If you have any questions, please contact the front office staff. Thank you for your patience.

-Staff

 

Academy Barons Season is Underway

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The 2014 Academy Barons season has officially begun!

As the most elite team the Academy showcases, the Academy Barons is comprised of college baseball players that are from Compton and the surrounding areas. The Barons travel throughout Southern California to compete against the best summer collegiate baseball teams around. All home games will be played at the Academy with the home opener this Friday, June 6 at 7 p.m. against the Santa Paula Halos.

Please see the Academy Barons tab to the right of the webpage for more information, including the link to the Barons website which features in-game play-by-play.

We hope to see you all on Friday at the home opener. Go Barons!

-Staff

Urban Youth Academy Parking

Dear Academy Members and Friends,
 
As visitors of the Urban Youth Academy, you may utilize the Academy parking lot. If the Academy parking lot is full, you may park in the Compton College parking lots with the purchase of a parking pass.
 
Parking passes for Compton College parking lots are required at all times. You may purchase a $3 parking pass at the dispensers located by the Mathematics Science building and the Compton College Administration building. You may be ticketed if the parking pass is not displayed in the front window of your car.
 
Please note that this is a requirement of Compton College, not the Urban Youth Academy.
 
Please contact the Academy front office staff if you have any questions.
 
-Staff

Academy Alum Singleton Hits No Doubter in Big League Debut

Attention Academy Members and Friends,

Academy Alum Jonathan Singleton made his much anticipated Major League debut tonight with the Houston Astros! Jon went 1-for-3 at the dish, bashing a deep homer to right field for his first big league hit.

Way to go, Jon! Have they found the ball yet?! Click on the link below to see Jon’s solo shot.

Singleton Homers in Major League Debut

-Staff

Dodgers RBI Softball Schedules

Attention Dodgers RBI Softball Players,

Please visit the below links to view this season’s schedules for the 12U, 15U and 18U teams. Please contact our Softball Coordinator, Marisa Trevino with any questions at (310) 763-3479 or Marisa.Trevino@mlb.com.

2014 Dodgers RBI 12U Softball Schedule

2014 Dodgers RBI 15U Softball Schedule

2014 Dodgers RBI 18U Softball Schedule

-Staff

Summer High School and College League Update

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Our Summer High School and College Leagues are now full! Those who have submitted applications will be receiving an email on Tuesday regarding scheduling.

League games begin the week of June 17th. We will hold workouts on June 7th for the College League and June 8th for the High School League. Times will be determined shortly and given in a post to come.

-Staff

UYA Junior RBI Showcase Team Walks Off Winners in Championship Game!

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

What a game we had at the Academy today! The Academy Junior RBI team battled their way to victory over the Venice Boys & Girls Club in an absolute thriller of a game! The teams combined to score 35 runs (7 innings) with the Academy just outscoring Venice, 18-17. Academy member Vincent Temesvary went the opposite way with a two-run drive over the right-field fence to give the UYA the Championship.

Congratulations to the Venice Boys & Girls Club who played their hearts out in a tremendous game! We extend a special thanks to all of the participants for making the Showcase such a wonderful and memorable event!

-Staff

UYA Junior RBI Team Advances to Championship Game of Junior RBI Showcase

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

The Academy Junior RBI team (4-0) won both of their games today and will face Venice Boys and Girls Club Junior RBI team (2-1-1) in tomorrow’s Championship duel! The first pitch is slated for 9 a.m., which will be the start of a sure thriller! Best of luck to both teams!

Have a wonderful and safe night.

-Staff

Today at the Academy

Dear Academy Members and Friends,

Baseball catching and pitching instruction for ages 12 and under takes place from 9:30 to 11:15 a.m. Catching and pitching instruction for ages 13-18 is from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

On the softball side, catching and pitching instruction for ages 12 and under will begin at 10:30 a.m. Catching and pitching instruction for ages 13-18 begins at 11:30 a.m.

Have a wonderful Sunday!

-Staff

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