The Major League Tryout and AAA evaluation dates have been scheduled, Thursday afternoon March 25th. It will be held outdoors and in small groups (due to Covid safety concerns and restricted gym availability). Thanks for your attendance.
All sessions will be held at LANG FIELD (511 Sagamore Road, Rye NH). The field between the old gas station and the elementary school.
Players are asked to arrive 5-10 minutes early to check in. Parents are asked to please wait in your car, or run an errand, but are kindly asked not to stand on the field during the workout. We ask this of parents so the players can focus on the tasks requested of them by Jeff Ross and Steve McManus and to keep the numbers of adults minimized. RLL Board members will oversee the event and are happy to answer any questions you have.
Players should already be registered. All players will receive a tryout "number” upon arrival. Players should wear a mask and bring their own baseball gear (glove, helmet, bat). Please dress appropriately (sneakers or cleats and athletic clothing) for baseball drills (throwing, catching, and batting) outdoors.
Players trying out for Major League- MANDATORY
THURSDAY MARCH 25th
This session is for players Little League age 9-12 that have had at least two years of experience at AAA and want to tryout for Majors. This workout includes players that have not yet played RLL Major League baseball and/or are new to the area.
Please note that the open spots for the Major League level are limited and not everyone trying out will make this level.
5:40-6:30pm (check in at 5:35).
Players: S Altieri, B Coombs, J Donnelly, B Flynn, G Gray, N LeRoux, J Ryan, J Scott, D Swartz, T Tsetsilas, H Weeks, J Weigold.
AAA Evaluation- MANDATORY
THURSDAY MARCH 25th
Group 1: 4:00-4:45
Group 2: 4:50-5:35
This session is for players registered to play AAA. Itwould be good for these players to have experienced at least one (if not two) years at the AA level. AAA level requires the understanding of throwing, catching and hitting from live kid pitchers. All players will be assigned to a team. The purpose of the evaluation is to ensure teams are evenly matched.
4:00-4:45 (check in at 3:50)Players: Bloduc, Cottom, Daniels, Dumas, Facella, Foley, Hackett, Jenlink, Kaplan, Kindstedt, Lewis, Lockwood, McMahon.
4:50-5:35 (check in at 4:45)Players: Melone, Mone, Moran, Murphy, Schwab, Shafmaster, Spelman, Stefanescu, Stephan, Swanson, Swartz, Whittet.
Again to reiterate, the purpose of Major League tryouts and AAA evaluations are to determine skill level and readiness for league play as well as to keep all players safe. Safety is our top concern to ensure all players are placed in the appropriate league.
Players will be notified of team placement by Saturday April 3rd and all registration fees will be adjusted accordingly.
Rye Little League is very excited to start the 2021 season and we look forward to seeing you all and watching the kids play baseball!