17U 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, 2021.

Baseball Utility Travel 17U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland County League:Tournament only
Contact:Brad Mumma
Team Info:Developmental program focused on fundamentals, how to play the game with class, and community service. Older teams have a focus on college placement. Winter training program run by former professional players, college players, and college coaches. All inclusive training program.
Tryout Notes:For a private tryout, contact the team.

DBacks Elite 17U (2021)

City/Area:All over Michigan but facilities are in Dearborn Heights League:Tournament only
Contact:Mike Makki
(313) 658-7600
Team Info:The DBacks Elite have accomplished some great things in recent years, such as winning TWO Pastime National Championships (15U in 2019 and 16U in 2020) and having players commit to schools such as Michigan, Oregon, Oregon State, Washington, Tulane, Virginia Tech, Missouri, Maryland, College of Charleston, etc. We have access to both indoor and outdoor fields. We have two indoor all-turf facilities in Dearborn Heights. Our Kinloch location has two outdoor lighted fields and our Field of Dreams outdoor location has six fields. Please e-mail, text, or call Mike Makki at (313) 658-7600 or mike.makki@yahoo.com for more information.

Detroit Trailblazers Baseball Club 17U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:Tournament Only
Contact:Zack Byron
Team Info:The Detroit Trailblazers value player development and recruiting knowledge & opportunities over wins and hardware. Detroit Trailblazers focus on teaching the game the right way; we take time to teach the skills needed to be successful in high school, and college! With young, knowledgeable coaches, we strive to push your son to become better and better every day! Please contact Club Director Zack Byron at 248-234-2878 to set up a private workout.
Tryout Notes:Trying to fill 2-3 spots with dedicated, passionate players. Who have a team first mentality, and will do whatever it takes to be successful.

Hitz 17U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF
Team Info:New 17u Hitz team looking for 2-3 players to complete roster. Team will be playing MABF 2021 season and off season training will take place at Hitz indoor facility.
Tryout Notes:Please contact Ryan at 17baseball1244@gmail.com if interested

Metro Detroit Baseball Club 17U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:Detroit PAL/Tournament
Contact:Tim McEvoy
Team Info:The team plays 40-50 games in a year. We are a player development group that aims to put players in collegiate programs. We expect highly driven, self-motivated, high character individuals. We expect high character parents as well.
Tryout Notes:Please call 313-378-8457 or email metrodetroitbaseball@gmail.com

Michigan Blue Jays 17U (2020)

City/Area:Ypsilanti, Canton, Ann Arbor, Chelsea, Dexter, Belleville, New Boston and many many more League:Kvbsa, tournament only
Contact:Tom Dishman
Team Info:Some teams are tournament only and some do play league. Goals of the Blue Jays are to enhance their baseball knowledge to get them ready for high school and beyond.
Tryout Notes:We are currently looking for players for the 2020 season. We are looking for players, teams and coaches for the 2021 season.

Michigan Braves 17U (2021)

City/Area:Flint, Grand Blanc, Goodrich, Holly, Fenton, Lapeer, Clarkston, Rochester, Hartland, New Lothrop, Durand, Perry, Milford League:Tournament Only
Contact:Jim Kosmerick
Team Info:We are a development tournament team that is dedicated to helping players build their process and grow their skillset. We are looking for players to add to our growing program. Fall ball, offseason training (indoor & online) and structured practices will be provided to all Braves players. We also have Pitching, Hitting, Fielding and Catching directors and coaches that are certified and have played at the college /minor league level. Join the #WeChop Nation.
Tryout Notes:Sign up for a private workout: https://michiganareabraves.com/tryout/

Michigan Brewers 17U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/St.Clair/Wayne/Oakland Counties League:Tournament Only
Contact:Nick Black
Team Info:College exposure - high end competitive tournaments only. Currently have ranked players on our roster, looking to add to that mix.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts by private appointment only. Searching for 1 lockdown catcher.

Michigan Maple Leafs 17U (2021)

City/Area:Anywhere in Michigan League:Tournament only
Contact:Dale Ochodnicky
Team Info:The Michigan Maple Leafs are travel baseball teams for high school-age players that want to play at a high level. We will be fielding 14U, 15U, 16U, 17U, and 18U teams in 2021. We will also be offering fall ball opportunities in the fall of 2020. Please see our website for more information.: leaguelineup.com/MichiganMapleLeafs If you are interested in playing for the Michigan Maple Leafs in the fall of 2020 (and/or) the summer of 2021, please e-mail Dale Ochodnicky at MichiganMapleLeafs@gmail.com or call/text him at 734-578-6770. We prefer that you call Dale but any of the three methods are fine. The teams are based out of Livonia, Michigan, but players can be from anywhere. All of our teams have non-parent coaches, most of whom played college baseball. Our initial tryout for the fall 2020 and summer 2021 seasons will be held on Saturday, August 22nd, 2020, 12:00-3:00, at Ford Field in Livonia, Michigan. The address is 14281 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154. It is on the corner of Lyndon and Farmington Roads, between Five Mile and Schoolcraft Roads.You are welcome to attend our tryouts whether you want to play just fall ball, just summer ball, or both. We will focus on the most competitive tournaments in Michigan and Ohio before traveling anywhere else.Possible tournaments include:Perfect Game tournamentsPrep Baseball Report tournamentsPastime tournamentsHere are links to videos of some of our coaches introducing themselves and discussing their coaching styles. Please click on each link to see each coach's respective video.: Dale Ochodnicky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhVGqyAieK0Elijah Scott: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rxDDJ5sZ64Gage Hammond: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y72TwDWbHaEDevario Allen: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4O8VeYDTVg
Tryout Notes:If you are seeing this after our August 22nd, 2020, tryout date, please call Dale Ochodnicky at 734-578-6770.

Michigan's Premier 17U (2021)

City/Area:Rochester League:Tournament Only
Team Info:Michigan's Premier and its coaches are dedicated to coach, instruct and develop players of all ages. We focus on baseball activities, strength and conditioning, speed and agility, mental approach and college recruiting services. Michigan's Premier includes a competitive schedule for college exposure, showcase(s), and more! Located in downtown Rochester, our facility is used for pitching, fielding, hitting and other training aspects. We also have a gym that is connected so each player can grow bigger, stronger and faster.

Oakland Reds 17U (2021)

City/Area:Farmington Hills League:Tournament only
Contact:Mitch Sykes
Team Info: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 & placed 75+ scholarship collegiate baseball players since 2012.
Tryout Notes:Tryout Registration Form. For private tryouts, contact Mitch Sykes.

Royal Oak Nationals 17U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, Saginaw, Genesee League:Tournament Only
Contact:Mike Morris
Team Info:The 17u Royal Oak Nationals team is a highly competitive team. The team the past few season has been a highly successful winning multiple tournaments. The 2021 team will compete in high level college showcase tournaments. We have a great team chemistry with coaches that have many years of varsity coaching experience and many years of high level travel baseball coaching experience. To schedule a private tryout contact coach Mike Morris at twre2@yahoo.com
Tryout Notes:Private Tryout Only

Waterford Outlaws 17U (2021)

City/Area:Oakland County League:NOBF, KVBSA, Tournaments
Contact:Kyle Gauthier
Team Info:Looking to take your game to the next level and have a great time doing it? Come play with the Outlaws. With our partnership with Virtual Baseball as our home facility and our relationships with other trainers and their facilities we offer the most access to, and the best value for the cost of any organization around. Training for the upcoming season includes, professional catching, hitting, pitching and fielding as well as speed, strength and agility from current and previous high level/professional players. Coaches for the different teams range from High school coaches, previous Division 1 college players, and coaches with many years of experience. Teams will play in competitive leagues and local, regional and national tournaments depending on the team. Teams will start practice in late fall and move indoors to our facilities during the winter months.
Tryout Notes:Looking for 2 players. Pitching a plus.