MOLINA BASEBALL ACADEMY BECOMES PTI PUERTO RICO FRANCHISE

PUERTO RICO – Molina Baseball Academy directed by 13 year pro veteran Angel Molina is welcomed as the newly certified Pro Talent Instructors.  The Molina baseball academy looks forward to continue showcasing the talented youngsters in Puerto Rico.

Angel Molina was   drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays   in the 27th round of the 1999 MLB June Amateur Draft from Colegio Cristo Rey HS (Santa Isabel, Puerto Rico).

PTI Puerto Rico  will have  travel ball teams  and rosters will be filled for 12U, 13U, 14U,  16U and 18U.

 

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PTI SPRING TRYOUTS SET FOR DECEMBER 14 IN DOVER

TAMPA, FL –  The PTI Baseball Maniacs will be hosting a  tryout at the Dover Facility in Dover, Florida for the 10u, 11u, 12u, 13u, 14u and High School divisions.

The tryout will be at 6:30pm and will start on time. In order to participate you must register for FREE at our tryouts link by clicking here.

For more information visit our travel ball Tryout/Registration link located in our navigation  menu above.

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ALEXIS OCASIO NAMED PLAYER OF THE WEEK FOR PTI UNDERCLASSMEN

TAMPA, FL – PTI Underclassmen catcher Alexis Ocasio, who is only 14 years old, excelled this weekend with 8 hits in just 12 at bat  with a par of doubles earning himself player of the week honors for PTI Baseball.

Ocasio has been leading the team offensively and is responsible for throwing out 3 of 5  base runners while picking off 1 at third base.

PTI would like to congratulate Alexis Ocasio on his great efforts.

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PTI UNDERCLASSMEN SUCCESSFUL IN FT MYERS

FT MYERS, FL –  The PTI Underclass High School Showcase team  played an outstanding event during the Pro Style Baseball Showcase in Terry Park in Ft. Myers this past weekend making it all the way to the Championship game.

The team went (1-1) during  pool pay games on Saturday. Tyler Robinett was stellar was again tossing 3 innings and earning a win while Alexis Ocasio led the team offensively with 6 hits.

The team would be the second seeded team in their bracket with a first round bye into the semi final game where the team would go on to defeat the Bradenton Marauders by a score of 12-1 and advance to the championship game. Alexis Ocasio stayed hot during that offensive explosion  while Shane Hughes led the way tossing 5 innings of work without allowing  a single earned run.

The Maniacs would then go on to come up short in the Championship game  losing to Florida Burn by a score of 5-3. A back and forth well played game by both sides in which the Maniacs would earn USSSA Ranking points as well as runner ups awards.

The team will continue playing next weekend December 8th in St Petersburgh, FL.

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18U, 16U AND 8U BATTLED IT OUT OVER THE WEEKEND

TAMPA, FL –  The PTI Baseball Maniacs travel ball programs all traveled this weekend to compete in their age groups. The 18U and 16U traveled to Port Charlotte to compete in Pro Style Tournament Showcases while the 8U traveled to Orlando to play in the Nations Orlando event.

8U Maniacs continue to take steps in the right direction.  For several tournaments in a row these 7 year old’s have shown excellent improvements learning about cutoffs, being balanced at the plate and putting great swings on the baseball.  Putting up 15 runs in ORLANDO this past weekend, was a great team execution offensively. Darian Lopez and Joe Fredman drove in 5 runs with nice triples, and clutch hitting by Jovani Gonzalez, Brielle Bitz, Hastin Muscato, Chance Simpson, and Parker Lambropoulos who all contributed with runs batted in.
Darian Lopez and Parker Lambropoulos were named co-Defensive players of the week for making excellent catches and combining for 2 double plays.

Jovani Gonzalez and Carter Simpson were tough defenders throughout the event taking impacts and making plays.
Little Maniacs will continue the fall fun as they will close out the Fall fun season with a Nations Championship in Orlando and a USSSA Championship in Sarasota.

The 16U High School Showcase team battled their way to another strong performance offensively. In 3 games, the team posted  a total of  26 runs on 25 hits.  Tyler Robinett had himself a weekend earning himself the player of the week recognition as he tossed a complete game win allowing just 1 earned run and striking out 10 total batters. He would also go 5 for 9 offensively scoring 3 runs while driving in 2 including a double. Alexis Ocasio was also very good offensively going 4 for 10 scoring 5 total runs while Will Allred went 3 for 7 with 2 runs and 2 RBI’s.

The Team continues to improve and showcase in great events such as the Pro Style Tournament Showcase that was held over the weekend at the Tampa Bay Rays Spring Training Complex in Port Charlotte, Florida. The High  School Showcase team will fight once again next weekend as they will look to continue their work in St. Petersburgh.

The 18U College prep team had a very good performance by Utility player and infielder Jacob Trio who tripled and drove in most of the teams runs over the weekend in Port Charlotte. Keegan Evans was a big contributor as well joining teammate Shane Hughes who continues to perform on the mound.  The College prep team has now played 3 weekend showcases  in a row and will  be taking a weekend off to regroup and get back to work prior to thanksgiving break.