13U Team Tryouts and Looking for Player Notices

NOTE TO PLAYERS: MTB recommends that you contact the team prior to the scheduled tryout. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change at any time. Informing a team of your interest allows them to contact you in case of any changes. Good luck!

A player's league age is determined by the player's age on April 30, 2019.

Novi Heat Black 13U (2019)

City/Area:Novi and Surrounding Areas League:KVBSA
Contact:Jeff Ponos
Team Info:Advanced team playing KVBSA with 4-6 tournaments planned. Looking for skilled players to round out our competitive team.
Tryout Notes:1-2 players needed. If interested contact us to schedule a tryout.

3N2 Hitz Elite 13U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF/High Level Tournaments
Contact:Bernie Wouters
Team Info:13U Hitz Elite (Formerly 12U East Michigan Muskies) is looking to add a few elite level players to a solid core that had a very successful 2018 season including a 18-3 finish in the MABF and several successful tournaments. We plan to play in the best tournaments against the best competition in order to get these boys ready for high school and beyond. We are looking to play in 5-6 tournaments including Cal Ripken in Myrtle Beach. The Hitz facility has a lot to offer, and we can't wait to get started. We will be having individual tryouts for the 2019 season at the Hitz facility by appointment only. Please contact Bernie Wouters at 586-569-9802 to schedule a time.If you require a discreet tryout, please feel free to ask.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for Major Level players. An emphasis will be placed on pitching. Please call or email to schedule an individual tryout.

Anchor Bay Angels - Gooch 13U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb Twp, Shelby Twp, Chesterfield League:MABF
Contact:Jamie Gooch
Team Info:Anchor Bay Angels Gooch will be competing in MABF A and play 3/4 tournaments including The Ripken Experience in South Carolina. This team will have winter practices at our own private 3 cage facility and at Elite Training Facility in Shelby Twp. We will have speed and Agility training twice a week. the Pitchers will work with a former MLB player and we will work with a hitting instructor during the winter months
Tryout Notes:Tryouts will be at our home field that is located at 23401 23 Mile Rd in Macomb Twp Mi

Ann Arbor A's Gold 13U (2019)

City/Area:Ann Arbor and surrounding area League:
Contact:Todd Gensheimer
Team Info:The Ann Arbor A's Gold team will play a competitive and complete schedule of tournaments and KVBSA Open division league (or equivalent) between April and July 2019 with the best available off season training in the University of Michigan and Ann Arbor surrounding area.
Tryout Notes:The Gold team is looking to fill one roster spot for the 2019 season. For questions or more information, please contact Todd Gensheimer (734-276-2244 or Todd@jpsalesco.com ).

Baseball Utility Travel 13U (2019)

City/Area:Open League:Tournament Only
Contact:Joe Small / Brad Mumma
586-557-4986 / 586-871-9338
smalljt10@hotmail.com / bradmumma@gmail.com
Team Info:Baseball Utility Travel is a developmental program that features a unique all inclusive 20 week training program. Baseball skills, along with speed, strength, classroom learning, nutrition, college recruiting assistance and much more taught by former pro players/coaches, and former college players/coaches.We are pleased to announce our partnership with All Fields Hitting Academy. Bruce, Daniel and Aaron Fields run an outstanding hitting facility in Southfield and they will lead the hitting portion of our 20 week training program. Bruce is the current roving hitting instructor (top minor league hitting coach) for the Detroit Tigers. Daniel played in the Major Leagues with the Tigers and Aaron played professionally for the Cleveland Indians.We have Lance Long as our speed, agility and strength coach. Lance played for the Detroit Lions and operates the ultra successful LL Speed in Shelby Twp.That along with current Major leaguer Adam Rosales, former Major Leaguer Pat Misch as contributors and many other professionals to give the most thorough training program available.
Tryout Notes:Contact team to schedule a private tryout.

Clinton Township Fury 13U (2019)

City/Area:Clinton Township League:MABF and Tournaments
Contact:John Reed
Team Info:My team is an already established and returning MABF team for the 2019 season. This will be our 4th year competing in the MABF and tournament play. We were the Clinton Twp. Fury in 2016 and 2017. Then we moved our team to another club in 2018 and then decided to move back to the Clinton Twp. Fury for 2019. We have a proven track record of moving up divisions and/or standings every year. In 2019 we will compete in the MABF 'A' division, have winter indoor training twice a week, 3-4 Tournaments with one of those tournaments being an away tournament, team building activities and regularly scheduled outdoors practices. Our game and practice fields will be in the Clinton Township Area. The last 3 years we practiced at Joy Park and then played games at Mt. Clemens Memorial. We have a strong core group of returning baseball players from last year and are looking to fill one last remaining roster spot. Our indoor baseball training session begins January 2019 and continues through Mid April 2019.
Tryout Notes:We still have one spot open on our roster. E-mail or call me for private try-outs.

Clinton Twp Yellow Jackets 13U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:Mabf
Contact:Pete Liske
Team Info:We will be participating in mabf and tournaments, we will have developmental teams as well and experienced players

Commerce Cannons 13U (2019)

City/Area:Wixom, Novi, Walled Lake, West Bloomfield, South Lyon League:KVBSA
Contact:Michael Solomon
Team Info:The Commerce Cannons is a growing organization entering its' fourth year. Starting in 2016 with just one team, we will be fielding nine teams in 2019.Team will play league, 6 tournaments, Call Ripken, Winter Training, Cross Fit, and more
Tryout Notes:Reach out for a private tryout. Looking for SS and/or pitcher

DBacks Elite 13U (2019)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:None
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
Team Info:Please see our website (DBacksElite.com) for all information on all of our teams.

Detroit Revolution 13U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb League:Tournament
Contact:Eddie Lara
Team Info:Through Eddie Lara Baseball Academy the Detroit Revolution was formed. This is a new club that will begin play Spring 2019. The Revolution will have numerous former and current professional players as well as current college players to assist and train our future stars of the game. The systems we use to coach and train our players are second to none. Our club's commitment to its players is to provide instruction at the highest level and to provide opportunity to achieve baseball excellence. This age group will be exposed to the fundamentals of the game as we teach at all of our age levels.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to add 2 more players to our current talented teams. If interested for a private tryout please call,email,or text.

Downriver Demons 13U (2019)

City/Area:Downriver/SE Michigan League:Detroit Travel League
Contact:Dave King
Team Info:Core of 7 players looking to add 3-5.This team plays league play approx 15gm and also 5-6 tournaments.We start work outs in November indoors til season starts.we work around other sports and do our best to make travel baseball affordable with a family type atmosphere besides tryout will also hold individual tryouts til team is full please email to set up kingevad@sbcglobal.net
Tryout Notes:Will hold individual tryouts until the team is full. Email to set up a tryout.

Farmington Hills Mud Hens 13U (2019)

City/Area:Farmington hills, and many other cities. League:KVBSA
Contact:Brandon Teddy
Team Info:We have been together since 10u, and the majority for much longer in house ball. We are doing the Cedar point week long tournament july 7th-12th, plus 3 other local tournaments and Kvbsa league games. We have a solid group od boys that are very talented. Our families are great, and always willing to help out other players/parents with rides/carpool. We are planning fo stay in Open/advanced division. We came in 2nd in our league, And 3rd over all, for all of kvbsa. We do a ton of fundraising to help cover the costs. From charity poker events, to bowling fundraisers.
Tryout Notes:Looking for one player to complete the 2019 roster.

Genesee Avengers 13U (2019)

City/Area:Genesee county League:GFBL & indoor/outdoor tournaments
Contact:Coach Mark
Team Info:A/B Division. Be a winner in all aspects of the game, & play high school ball!!!!
Tryout Notes:1 or 2. Positions are what u earn. Many opportunities. Great training great coaches. Contact team to setup private tryout.

Hawks GOLD 13U (2019)

City/Area:State Wide League:KVBSA
Contact:Dave Piesko
Team Info:There will be three (3) 13U Hawks GOLD teams in 2019. These teams will receive the same "top shelf" training that the entire HG organization receives. This training and instruction separates HG from all other organizations. The coaching, training and instruction your player will receive will put them in a unique position to accelerate in baseball. The Hawks GOLD organization was voted as a "Top 100" program in the nation according to "Youth Baseball Magazine". With 30,000 baseball teams in the USA this is quite an accomplishment. This rating is due to the culture HG creates with positive coaching, 2nd to none training and instruction and impressive results on the field. HG earned a 1st place finish at every age group in the KVBSA league in the 2018 season. As a program, our teams won 5 state championship titles (8U, 9U, 10U, 11U & 13U) and 5 National Championship titles (8U, 10U, 11U & 12U). Several HG teams are rated the top team in the state of Michigan and many of our teams are rated in the "Top 10" in the country. We believe that our player development program effectiveness can be measured by the success we have on the field. Train, Prepare, Succeed!
Tryout Notes:Please contact Hawks GOLD (David Piesko) @ (810) 533-0418 or email @ hawksgold@outlook.com to arrange for an evaluation. Evaluations begin 8/1 and continue until we have made our final selections. We have positions available on our 13U teams.

HITZ Baseball Club 13U (2019)

City/Area:Chesterfield League:
Team Info:HITZ Baseball Club will be fielding teams in 8U-18U age groups. Our teams will range from MABF league teams, all tournament teams and college exposure teams. Coaches for the teams range from High school varsity coaches, past college players, trainers and coaches with many years of experience. Southeast Michigan's premier training center, providing 20,000-square footage of indoor training including an indoor infield and 7 hitting/pitching cages.HITZ is home to southeast Michigan's premier indoor Baseball/Softball Training Center
Tryout Notes:Visit HITZ Tryouts for tryout information.

Hitz Bronze 13U (2019)

City/Area:Clinton Township / Macomb area League:MABF
Contact:Steve Brown
Team Info:Looking for 2-3 players that will be 13U next season. We have a solid core of players returning after a great first season. We are based out of Clinton Township, have a great facility with indoor field, and plan to play around 40 games next season. These games will be in the MABF, some local tournaments, and a couple of out-of-town tournaments. This all comes at a very low cost.
Tryout Notes:Please email for more details if interested.

Lake Orion Crush 13U (2019)

City/Area:Lake Orion League:Tournament Only
Contact:Rob Romain
Team Info:Our current 12U Crush team is coming off a very successful season. We were 18-0 in the AAA division of NOBF league. We also went to Cooperstown and finished wit a 6-3 record. Our season ended with a 3rd place finish in USSSA World Series in Canton. Next year, we will be a tournament only team that will play in 8-10 tournaments, with most of them being local in Metro Detroit and 2 of them being out of town.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 2-3 advanced players, specifically with pitching experience, that will help continue our success in 2019.Please contact Rob Romain at 586.295.2260 to set up a private tryout before August 3, 2018.

LCB Legends 13U (2019)

City/Area:Commerce area League:KVBSA
Team Info:Save the date! LCB Legends tryouts 7/28 and 7/29. Teams from 8U-17U. 8U-14U will have tryouts on 7/28 and 7/29. 15U and up will be TBD in August. If you can't make it or prefer a private tryout please email.We send two teams at 12U to the Cooperstown Dreams Park!!!

LCB Legends Gold 13U (2019)

City/Area:Commerce Township League:KVBSA
Contact:Jeff Kraus
Team Info:Our LCB Legends Gold 13U team has a core group of players that have been together for 4 years. As a youth travel baseball program, our coaches focus on developing our players' skills to prepare them for their next level of baseball. We emphasize teamwork and building individual confidence in a positive, constructive environment. We have added new players to our core group of players, but as of 8/9/2018 we are still looking for 1-2 players to complete our roster. Our team will compete in the Advanced division of the KVBSA (16 games in the 2018 season) and will also play in approximately 5-7 tournaments (1-2 may require an overnight stay) We train indoors in the winter at High Performance-Keego Harbor and Total Sports Complex-Wixom. We will also be having conditioning and pitching clinics throughout the winter months. More information can be found by visiting our website (www.lcblegends.com). Our team is looking to add players with the ability to play multiple positions (pitching a plus but not a must), who want to learn the game, play competitive baseball and have fun while they are doing it. For a private tryout, please contact Jeff at 248.227.5583 or Jeff@lanehometherapy.com
Tryout Notes:Our team is looking to add players with the ability to play multiple positions (pitching a plus but not a must), who want to learn the game, play competitive baseball and have fun while they are doing it

Legacy 13U (2019)

City/Area:Livingston County and bordering areas League:KVBSA and Tournament Only Teams
Contact:Ryan Ford
Team Info:Legacy offers Select and Community travel options for ages 8u-18u. Teams can decide to play a full tournament schedule or league play plus some tournaments. Both Select and Community have full off season training packages in our state of the art training center and dome. Paid coaches are an option.

Legacy Select Gulleckson 13U (2019)

City/Area:Southeast Michigan League:KVBSA
Contact:Greg Gullekson
Team Info:KVBSA league at Open or Advance level, and play in 4 or 5 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Seeking Outfielder or 3B. Above average Speed is a must. Strong arm is preferred, but not required. Contact team to schedule a tryout.

Little Caesars Baseball 13U (2019)

City/Area:Michigan, Northern Ohio, Southern Ontario League:Tournament only
Contact:Atanas Ilitch
Team Info:We are a competitive baseball program started by Mike Ilitch in 1972, dedicated to developing players who seek to play at the College Level. We have teams from ages 10-17u and provide excellent human and physical resources required for quality development. Our teams play in Perfect Game, Bullpen, Pastime, Game Day, and USSSA Tournaments.
Tryout Notes:Please visit Caesarsbaseball.org for Open and Private Tryout information. Our Twitter feed can be found at DCBC_org.

Michigan Blue Jays - Rollins 13U (2019)

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, New Boston, Northville, Jackson, Chelsea, Dexter League:KVBSA / Tournament only
Contact:Tom Rollins
Team Info:We will play approximately 16 KVBSA league games and 6 or 7 tournaments, one of which is out of state.
Tryout Notes:Looking to add one player to its roster for the 2019 season. We are looking for an middle infielder, first baseman, and/or pitcher. Player needs to have previous travel baseball experience at the advanced level. Contact team to arrange a private tryout.

Michigan Bulldogs 13U (2019)

City/Area:Livonia and surrounding areas League:KVBSA
Contact:Mike Pallozzi
Team Info:The 13U Michigan Bulldogs will play in the KVBSA league and will participate in 2-3 local tournaments. Coaches will focus on developing all aspects of a players skill set. In addition, the team will participate in 1-2 community service team building events. The goal of the team will be to keep costs lower than most travel programs in our league. Home games will be played in Livonia.
Tryout Notes:The 13U Michigan Bulldogs are looking for one more player to complete our 2019 roster. Catching experience is preferred but not required. Please call/text Coach Mike to schedule your private tryout.

Michigan Bulls 13U (2019)

City/Area:Open League:Tournament Only
Contact:Sean Gallagher
Team Info:Looking to add 1-2 players by end of March. Off-season practices are ongoing at the Bullpen Baseball/Softball Academy twice a week. Season starts in April and will play in 8 local tournaments (AA level) and practice twice a week in the Livonia / Novi area. Head coach is Devin Rose (paid non-parent) who came up through our organization and played four years at Wayne State University.
Tryout Notes:To schedule a tryout or join a practice please contact Sean Gallagher

Michigan Red Devils 13U (2019)

City/Area:Farmington Hills, Livonia, Northville, Novi League:KVBSA Community
Contact:Frank Notturno
Team Info:The Michigan Red Devils is a new independent travel team. The core of the team and its coaches have been together for three years as a Little League-based Tournament team (South Farmington Blue Bombers). We are transitioning to a full-fledged travel team and plan to participate in the KVBSA Community league. Our program will run from mid-January to mid-July and will be lower in cost than most travel programs in the area.Mid-January through Mid-April---- Spring Training at our home base, a brand new state-of-the-art training facility in Farmington Hills. Once a week we will do Core Strength, Speed and Agility Training with a professional trainer, and once a week we will have focused Baseball skills training including hitting off a pitching machine that is adjustable for curves, knuckleballs and fastballs. We will do this for 10-12 weeks depending on the weather and our ability to play outside.Mid-April to Mid-July------ The regular season will consist of league games in the KVBSA Community Division. Home games will be played in Livonia. Away games depend on the other teams in the division. We expect to also participate in 3-4 tournaments with one of them being an overnight trip. Like all teams we want to win, however to do so our focus will be to develop well rounded, versatile players who are improving their baseball skills every day, while building character, sportsmanship and teamwork. We are looking for coachable kids, good families, and baseball skills, in that order.
Tryout Notes:We have 8 players returning and are looking for 3-4 new players. Please contact Frank Notturno 734-812-0094 for a private tryout. Whether we run a public tryout depends on the level of interest generated.

Michigan Thunder 13/14U 13U (2019)

City/Area:Macomb, St. Clair, and Sanilac Counties League:MABF
Contact:Gary Niebauer
Team Info:We will play in the MABF "B" Division this year. Home field is Lenox Twp. Baseball Field on Gratiot between 29 Mile and 30 Mile roads. We will play 16 MABF games and attend 2-3 summer tournaments. The season runs from the end of May through the end of July. Season cannot start until 14U players finish their HS games. GO THUNDER! I am looking for all positions.
Tryout Notes:I am looking for dedicated baseball players. Roster will be 11-12 players. For mor information, contact manager Gary Niebauer.I have been coaching baseball for over 40 years.

Motor City Bulldogs 13U (2019)

City/Area:Wayne, Wastenaw and Oakland Counties League:Tournament only
Contact:Cory Beesley
Team Info:We are a tournament only team looking to play in 8-10 tournaments with 2-3 overnight tournaments.
Tryout Notes:We are looking to add 1-2 players. Contact us for a private tryout.

Northville Broncos 13U (2019)

City/Area:Northville and surrounding communities League:Tournament Only
Contact:Tony Minghine
Team Info:The 2019 13U Broncos will be a tournament only team, and not play in any league. We will play in 8 - 10 tournaments, with two requiring overnight stays. Our roster is limited, so players are expected to attend ALL tournaments. In addition to tournament play, we will occasionally play local scrimmages in lieu of practices throughout the season. Tournament play is expected to begin late April and run through July.Winter training will begin in January and will be 1 -2 times per week and run up until spring break. Outdoor practices will begin post spring break and will be 2 times per week running through the end of the season. We encourage playing other sports in the off season. In the event of a conflict, that sport will take priority over indoor baseball practices. Conversely, once we move outdoors we expect baseball to be a players top priority over other activities. Outdoor practices will start in April (weather permitting) and will continue through July.The Broncos are a highly competitive team and places a high priority on sportsmanship and work ethic. Players accepting spots should be committed to the team, expect to work hard and bring a positive attitude at all times.
Tryout Notes:We are seeking one player to fill out our 2019 roster. Ideally we would like to find a left handed 1B/P, but will consider a quality player at other positions as well.PRIVATE TRYOUTS ONLYPLEASE EMAIL A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF YOUR PLAYER AND THEIR TEAM H

Oakland Reds 13U (2019)

City/Area:Farmington League:
Contact:Mitch Sykes
Team Info:The Mission of the Oakland Reds Baseball Club is to provide young ballplayers with one of the Top Player Development programs in this country. Our professional staff works hard to provide first-class training and instill the mental toughness, knowledge and desire to achieve success on and off the playing field. Every Reds player will compete against the highest level of competition available and develop the valuable skills required to excel in high school, college, and as a professional. We are very proud to have trained and placed 55+ scholarship collegiate baseball players since 2012.
Tryout Notes:The Oakland Reds have spots available at every level(10U to 18U) still open. Please contact us to schedule a private tryout at our indoor training facility

Oxford Wildcats 13U (2019)

City/Area:Northern Oakland County League:Tournament only
Contact:Brett Moore
Team Info:We are a tournament only team. Focused on player development and competing in USSSA open and AA tournaments. We compete in 8 to 10 tournaments a year, with 2 being travel ones. Our team is highly competitive with year round indoor hitting and fielding instruction.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for 1 to 2 players, specifically a middle infielder/outfielder. Please call for a private tryout.

SIO Sports 13U (2019)

City/Area:Wixom League:KVBSA
Contact:Al Davis
Team Info:SIO Sports is a true player development organization. We pride ourselves as an innovator in both technologies in player managements programs as well as in player analysis and training. We our training based on each individual players goals for the season as well as long term. In each age group, we anticipate having three teams. Our C team will be KVBSA and 1 local tournament at the end. The B Team will be a AA team playing KVBSA and three local USSSA Tournaments, and our A teams will be tournament only teams.
Tryout Notes:All public tryouts have concluded. We are currently scheduling private tryouts only to fill our rosters

South Oakland A's 13U (2019)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:Tournament
Contact:Josh Gorman
Team Info:Tournaments will include mostly in state with a trip to Grand Park IN and Omaha during the College World Series
Tryout Notes:Proper baseball attire. Please call for interest to set up a private try out.

Splitfinger Baseball 13U (2019)

City/Area:Lansing League:Tournament only
Contact:David Bailey
Team Info:Tourney team only. Looking to provide a competitive team in the lansing mi area.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 3 players.

Sterling Heights Nationals 13U (2019)

City/Area:Sterling Heights League:Tournament Only
Contact:Justin Bright
Team Info:Sterling Heights Nationals will be playing in 8-10 tournaments (one out of state tournament), if interested please contact Justin Bright for a private tryout.
Tryout Notes:1-2 players/ Private tryouts

Total Baseball Travel 13U (2019)

City/Area:Wixom League:Tournament Only
Contact:Eric Steplitus
Team Info:Total Baseball Travel works out of the Total Sports Complex in Wixom, MI. More training time in the winter than any organization. Free access to the facility for our players looking to get individual work in. Outdoor practices on our brand new turf complex. Discounts on all Total Baseball classes, camps and clinics. This will be a tournament only team.
Tryout Notes:To schedule a private tryout, please call 248.668.0166 or email us at travelbaseball@totalsportscomplex.com

Trackside Tornadoes 13U (2019)

City/Area:Washtenaw - Jackson counties League:
Contact:Daniel Sutherby
Team Info:Looking to play 8-9 tournaments
Tryout Notes:Looking to add a couple players. Pitchers and catchers always needed.

Valley Venom 13U (2019)

City/Area:Milford, Commerce, White Lake, Highland, Walled Lake, Hartland, South Lyon League:KVBSA
Contact:Derek Cleasby
Team Info:2019 U13 Valley Venom is an organization committed to increase our baseball skills and knowledge in a fun and team focused environment targeted towards success at the high school level. We will practice and play our games at Milford High School while participating in the Advance KVBSA league as well as 5 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:We are still looking to add 1 player. Preferences are for pitcher, middle infield and/or catcher skill set.Please message Derek Cleasby at dlcleas@gmail.com for private tryouts

Waterford Outlaws 13U (2019)

City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF and Some Age groups will be Tournament Only
Contact:Kyle Gauthier
Team Info:The 2019 Waterford Outlaws Baseball Club is looking to field teams in the 9u-16u age groups. Our teams will range from NOBF league teams with tournaments or all tournament teams. We are a nonprofit so our focus is on the kids and not profit. Our coaching staff is committed to teaching the boys the fundamentals of the game, competing at a high level and having fun while playing. Coaches for our teams range from high school coaches, former college division 1 players and coaches with many years of experience. Our programs provide significant off-season training including speed/strength/agility, hitting, pitching and defensive training with additional professional trainers and coaches.
Tryout Notes:Visit www.waterfordoutlaws.com for tryout locations, dates and times. Private tryouts also available.

Wolves Travel Baseball Club 13U (2019)

City/Area:Detroit Metro, Southeast Michigan League:Tournament Only
Team Info:13U Wolves, established 4 year tournament team with proven record. Experience coaching with many years of travel experience from 10U to 16U Paid Batting and pitching instructors at select practices Contact us for private tryout at: Wolvestravelbaseballclub@gmail.com
Tryout Notes:Looking for one or two to complete 2019 13U roster.

Zappen Tigers 13U (2019)

City/Area:Oakland County (based in Birmingham area) League:Tournament Only
Contact:Eric Zacks
Team Info:We are a tournament-only team. We will be playing in 7-8 tournaments between May and August and practice (typically twice a week) at Detroit County Day High School as well as outdoor facilities in Berkley, Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills.
Tryout Notes:1-2 players. We are particularly looking for pitchers.