Florida Legends AABC makes the most of 4 hits in 4-0 victory over the West Boca Panthers

Florida Legends AABC and the West Boca Panthers both threatened with rallies, but it was Florida Legends AABC that eventually took advantage of them in a 4-0 win. The West Boca Panthers out-hit Florida Legends AABC five to four, but the West Boca Panthers stranded seven runners on base.  Cruz did his best to jumpstart the offense for Florida Legends AABC, reaching base two times. He singled in the second inning. The West Boca Panthers...

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A's George Fernandez Eliminates Nationals

The A's Baseball 18U and Broward Nationals passed the lead back and forth seven times on Tuesday, but in the end the A's Baseball 18U pulled out a 4-3 win in six innings over Broward Nationals.  The A's Baseball  18U pulled out the win thanks the walkoff. The A's Baseball  18U scored on an RBI single by  George Fernandez  off Medina , plating Carlos Quintana.    Carlos Quintana...

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Beast Mode Baseball 16 U Eliminates #1 Seed Galaxy Aces; 2-1

Beast Mode Baseball 16 U and the Galaxy Aces both had scoring chances on Tuesday, but it was Beast Mode Baseball 16 U that was able to capitalize on them as it pulled out a 2-1 win.  The Galaxy Aces got five hits compared with just three for Beast Mode Baseball 16 U, but the Galaxy Aces stranded five on base.  The fact that Beast Mode Baseball 16 U grouped all of its runs into the fourth inning helped it take advantage of its...

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MPI 18u/17u falls 6-3 to the Aces

R Gonett  did all he could to give MPI 18u/17u a boost, but it wasn't enough to get past the Aces, as MPI 18u/17u lost 6-3 in five innings on Monday.  R Gonett boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to pace MPI 18u/17u. He singled in the first and fourth innings and doubled in the fifth inning.  Razzo got it done on the mound on the way to a win. He allowed three runs over five innings. He...

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Gutsy sacrifice bunt propels Sportika Sox 17U over MPI 18/17U 4-2

Sportika Sox 17U outlasted MPI 18/17U on Saturday after five lead changes, squeaking out a 4-2 win. Sportika Sox 17U took the lead in the fifth inning and held on for the victory. A sacrifice bunt Ruth scored Burgess and Faleonite and gave Sportika Sox 17U the lead for good.  Sportika Sox 17U would not relinquish the lead as MPI was unable to weather a three-run fifth inning deficit. Despite its efforts, MPI couldn't...

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A'S BASEBALL SEIZE VICTORY THANKS TO LATE SINGLE, DROP STORM 6-5

  A's Baseball took the last of five lead changes in a back-and-forth affair against Storm, securing a 6-5 victory on Sunday.  A's Baseball took the lead in the seventh inning and held on for the victory. A's Baseball scored on an RBI single by  Yasser Santana  off Lopez, plating  James Lehr .    Carlos Quintana  led A's Baseball's offensive threat, as he got on base two times in the...

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Nelson Alvarez 3-RUN BOMB PROPELS MPI 17U

In the top of the first an error commited by MPI thirdbaseman Nelson Alvarez led the thunder to score their first run, Carpeneter scores. Yet, it was all MPI from that point forward. Kyle Adderley led off the bottom of the first with a triple, followed by a Bruce Marin bases on balls. The tying run comes to score off a slow tapper by Alvaro Valdez’s bat. 3- run blast by Nelson Alvarez ; 4-1. A Marcos Restrepo’s RBI single would...

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Chacon and 18U Beastmode shutout PBA 17U Underarmour

Beastmode 18U  beats 17U PBA underarmour 2-0 Hough allowed one hit,  Beastmode 18U beat17U PBA underarmour 2-0 in seven innings on Saturday. Frank Chacon recorded the win. He tossed 4 1/3 innings of shutout ball. He struck out four, walked three and surrendered one hit. Stackman was charged with the loss. He lasted just four innings, walked three, struck out three, and allowed two runs. Beastmode closer...

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NORTH FLORIDA STORM FALLS 11-1 AT THE HANDS OF BOCA THUNDER 16U

BOCA THUNDER 16U BEAT NORTH FLORIDA STORM ON SATURDAY 11-1 IN SIX INNINGS. BOCA THUNDER 16U SCORED FIVE RUNS IN THE SIXTH ON BOCA THUNDER 16U SCORED IN THE SIXTH ON A WILD PITCH, AN RBI SINGLE BY FORCHIC, AN RBI SINGLE BY LARSON, AN RBI SINGLE BY CIMO, AND.  Scauuzzo went a perfect 2-2 at the dish for Boca Thunder 16U. He singled in the fourth and sixth innings.  North Florida Storm couldn't get anything going so...

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Florida Atlantic Invitational Weather Update

07/27/2015-8:06 PM- As of 7:50 PM: FLORIDA ATLANTIC INVITATIONAL SCHEDULE HAS BEEN UPDATED !!IMPORTANT!!   ***BE SURE TO CHECK THE*** UPDATED PLAYOFF FORMAT   8 Teams from EACH DIVISION will advance   Playoffs will continue to operate under a 1 hour and 30 minute time limit, until the semi final & championship rounds.   07/27/2015-3:16 PM- ALL GAMES AT...

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Elijah Rodriguez home run helps Deerfield 18U tie Clips

Deerfield Beach baseball18U gets things going early against the SF Clippers when Carlos Martinez would jump on the Geroge Edmun offering for an RBI double to give Deerfield the early 1-0 lead. In the bottom of the first the clippers would get the first two man aboard via walks. A groundball to Dalton Williams would ease the threat as the 6-4-3 double play would quickly swing momentum back towards Deerfield. 1-0 Deerfield after the 1 st ....

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Q & A With 2016 Drew Mendoza

Drew Mendoza Name: Drew Mendoza Position(s): SS, 3B Class: 2016 High School: Lake Minneola, FL GPA: 4.78 Hometown: Minneola   What was the deciding factor in committing to your school of choice?  - Both of my parents graduated from FSU, I loved the campus and the coaches.    Who is your biggest influence in baseball? - My cousin Will Mooney has always...

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Catching Up With 2015 TOPPS MVP: Max Guzman

Max Guzman who was named the 2015 Vero Beach Classic Topps Showcase MVP admits his performance was driven by, “the feedback I received from all of my friends about how good Topps showcase is. I was extremely pumped to be attending! I had to perform at a high level in order to start getting my name out there”, said Guzman. The 2015 Vero Beach Classic Topps Showcase wasn’t the first time Max Guzman...

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Sergio Ambros (1963-2015)

The South Florida baseball community took a raw and emotional blow when the news broke  upon the sudden death of West Broward High and Elite Squad coach Sergio Ambros. He suffered a  fatal heart attack as he prepared for yet another Summer Tournament match up as the manager for the Elite Squad. Coach Ambros, who made it a mission for his ball club at West Broward High to raise over $10,000 for cancer research, made it a staple for...

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2015 UNSIGNED Pitching Velocities

# Name Grad P SP FB Velo CB Velo CH Velo SL Velo 25 William Sanchez 2016 RHP   87 63 64   14 Anthony Davila 2015 LHP   81 72     23 Jared Montoya 2015 SS RHP 88 73     30 Edgar Pages 2015 1B LHP 87 74     1 Taber Raley...

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2015 TOPPS Pitching Velocities

# Name Grad P SP FB Velo CB Velo CH Velo SL Velo 29 Jesus Luzardo 2016 LHP           58 Anthony Masiello 2016 LHP 1B         53 Brandon McCabe 2017 RHP   95 80     59 Christopher Rodriguez 2016 RHP 3B 93   79 83...

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EMOTIONS DRIVE FTB PLATINUM IN 18U CHAMPIONSHIP WIN

The 18U Vero Beach Classic championship game featured the undefeated FTB platinum squad taking on Elite Squad 17u Slugger. Elite Squad 17u Slugger jumped out to an early lead, but was unable to hold on and lost 2-1 to FTB Platinum on Tuesday. While Elite Squad 17u Slugger led until the fifth inning, FTB Platinum worked its way back and took the lead on an RBI single by Blachurcy. Maximiliano Ramirez brought the heat against FTB Platinum...

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OSTINGERS WALKOFF CHAMPIONS

The 16U championship came down to the Florida Burn 2017 Penant taking on Ostingers 16U at Holman stadium Tuesday afternoon. Ostingers starter Beau Nichols would run into early problems allowing back-to-back doubles to the first two hitters of the game, Shane Shifflett and Graham Dvorak. Matt Nelson would draw a walk to load the bases. Sam Keating drove in the games first run on a RBI single followed by a groundball to short by Shuck that...

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Elite nips Vero Beach, wins 14U Championship

Vero Beach Baseball Academy 14U and Elite Squad 14U Prime battled their way through pool play in the Vero Beach Classic. Then, they survived the brackets. On Tuesday morning they met to decide a champion. After an early pitchers’ duel, Elite blew the game open late to win the game 8-2. Both teams scored early, but pitching was the story in the 14U Championship Game. Vero Beach’s Richie Pfluger and Eltie’s Cosi Scinta...

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2015 Unsigned Results

# Name Grad P SP 60 Velo 29 Gio Soto 2016 RF C 7.03 92 2 Jacob Pino 2016 CF 2B 7.00 80 10 Brendan Brundage 2015 CF RHP 6.93 85 26 Elijah Cabell 2018 CF RF 6.86 82 15 Trevor Tinder 2014 RHP LF 6.74 87 27 Turner KinKaid 2015 3B 2B   82 39...

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2015 TOPPS Results

# Name Grad P SP 60 Velo 98 Aldrich de Jongh 2016 RF RHP 6.51 87 25 Jacob Winger 2017 RF RHP 6.72 90 28 Marcos Lopez 2016 RF 3B 7.1 79 18 Jacob Parrott 2016 CF LF 7.03 86 99 Christian Del Castillo 2016 CF RF 6.82 85 4 Nathan Chevalier 2017 CF RHP 6.8 85...

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FTB edges CBC to go to 18U finals

The first game of the day in the VBC at Historic Dodgertown featured FTB Platinum taking on the CBC 2016 Team DeMarini in one of the two semifinal matchups in the 18U bracket. There was a lot of offense in the back-and-forth contest, but it was FTB who outlasted CBC to win the game 7-6. CBC took an early 1-0 lead when they opened up the scoring in the top of the second. KC Isenberg plated Blake Morgan on a sacrifice fly. In the bottom of...

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ELITE SQUAD 17U SLUGGER IN VBC 18U CHAMPIONSHIP GAME

A bid for a spot in the 18U championship game took place on Field 1 at Historic Dodgertown it was the Cinderella Elite Squad 17U Slugger club who surpassed all expectations as they would come back time and time again, yet the only Squad team left coming into championship day. On the flip side the Scorpions South 2016 is undefeated going into the final four. Elite would come out roaring hitting three straight singles (Pino, Bejar and...

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FTB dispatches PBC to advance

Tempers flared in a heated matchup between PBC Gameday Elite 18U and FTB Platinum, but when the dust settled, it was FTB that walked away with a 6-3 win. PBC, playing Game 2 of a doubleheader, struck early just like they did in Game 1. The leadoff man, Robert Valdez, was hit by a pitch to lead off the game and came around to score on an RBI single by Hunter Sanicky to give PBC an early 1-0 lead. PBC would hold the lead until the bottom...

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PBC knock off Chain Shouteast 5-2

The game between Chain Southeast and PBC Gameday Elite 18U started out as a close one, but PBC would eventually pull away to win the game by a score of 5-2. Both teams got on the scoreboard early, bringing in their leadoff men in to score in the first inning. In the top of the frame, Chain’s Parker Stahlman led off the game with a single. He was brought in on an RBI groundout by Dillon Strickland. PBC wasted no time in striking back...

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