Season will begin in early April (weather permitting) and end on June 9th. Games take place Tuesdays or Thursdays at 5:45/6 pm and Saturday mornings.
Games are 5 innings long but not to exceed the time limit. Outs are kept but score is not. Coaches pitch to the children and all children bat and play all positions (please see Pinto rules below for more details).
The success of the season depends on the volunteer parents. As such, we are in need of Pinto Managers and Coaches for 2018! No previous coaching experience is necessary. Games are only an hour and a half long and are a great way to spend time with your child. If you are interested in coaching , please sign up via the registration link.
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DYBA has made a number of changes to both their baseball and softball programs. These changes are both in response to many suggestions made by YOU over the past seasons, and are consistent with our overall mission of placing more emphasis on the development of our players.
To accommodate these ideas, we've also "remodeled" the traditional schedule we've employed for many seasons. Below is an outline of the season's arc and our desired result:
Beginning the week of spring break (for those in town) and throughout much of April, we will have pre-season clinics to begin our house league season. The clinics will be in many cases run by many of the talented coaches from our travel baseball program, as well as some outside instructors and our house league coaches.
The clinics are designed to give players more repetition, instruction and education to better prepare them for the regular season than we've done previously.
The new schedule is intended to achieve the following results:
In addition to helping our players, we also have designed certain things to better help our volunteers who take time to coach our teams.
We're designing a "playbook" that will give our coaches access to practice plans used by our travel coaches as well as high school and collegiate coaches. This guide will help give our coaches access to a greater variety of drills and plays that are appropriate for the age group of each of our levels.
E-mail questions to Pinto President