18U 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 18U (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 18U (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 18U (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.

Engine House Blaze 18U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb/Oakland Area League:18U Travel Only
Contact:Jeff Demetral
Team Info:We expect to play in 5-6 tournaments. Our goal is to work hard, play hard, hustle, be respectful and win some ball games!
Tryout Notes:Private try out available if needed!

JTB Tigers 18U (2021)

City/Area:Royal Oak League:Tournament only
Contact:Jason Dye
Team Info:Are you tired of your kid training with average Joe's and are looking to train with MLB pros? Well look no further with Greg Porter (associate scout for the Atlanta Braves) as your head coach and Jason Rooftop Thompson and professional JTB staff as your winter trainers that's exactly what you will recieve. Along with superior next level training you will also receive next level exposure that is verry hard to compare to. Jason Thompson is a 3 time allstar American and National league.Tournaments are Michigan, Michigan State, Notre Dame, Canton, Jimmy Johns, Legacy For more information call Jason (248)251-8885
Tryout Notes:For a private tryout call Jason (248)251-8885

Macomb Outlaws 18U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb & Oakland County League:MABF
Contact:Dave Lachajewski
Team Info:We are looking for players for the 2021 Season. All positions. We play in MABF and tournaments. Off-season indoor training.
Tryout Notes:Contact me to schedule a private try-out and for further information.

Macomb Outlaws - Williams 18U (2021)

City/Area:warren League:MABF
Contact:Glenn Williams
Team Info:3-4 tournaments plus MABF season
Tryout Notes:Looking for 2-3 players. Pitching and catching a plus.

MBC Muck Dogs 18U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb League:MABF
Contact:Garrett Garbarino
(586) 707-5479
Team Info:Competing in MABF league play. Looking for players who are committed to the game of baseball and looking to get better.
Tryout Notes:Looking to add a few players to finish out the roster. All positions are welcome.

Michigan Blue Jays 18U (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 18U (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 Maple Leafs 18U (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 Scrappers 18U (2021)

City/Area:Macomb County League:Tournament Only
Team Info:The Scrappers are back for their 7th year of ball. We have been one of the most successful teams in the area. Our success has been the result from top notch training, team chemistry, solid line up with a lot of pop, allowing every player to become a pitcher, a great staff, and a fun group of players and parents. The team's success has included 21 championship games and 28 semi finals out of 30 tournaments.
Tryout Notes:We are looking for a 2-3 ball players for the 2021 season. Players that are interested in trying out should email us at michiganscrappers@gmail.com for a private tryout.

Oakland Reds 18U (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.

Total Baseball - Rumberger 18U (2021)

City/Area:Metro Detroit League:Tournament Only
Contact:Aaron Rumberger
Team Info:We are in search of two to three more players to complete our 2021 roster. We would like to add a middle infielder and one more pitcher. We have excellent facilities to practice in twice a week in the winter and get all kinds of discounts on lessons from our great group of college and pro instructors. We will play four local tournaments, one on the west side of the state, and one out of state. We believe in being positive and trying to get you ready for your high school tryouts and beyond. Please reach out to Coach Rumberger if you are interested.
Tryout Notes:To schedule a tryout please contact Coach Rumberger by email or by phone.