Soo Minor Baseball Association

    Sox have Strong Showing in London

    Date:07/16/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Minor Bantam Black Sox participated in a tournament in London this past weekend, July 12-14. Game one featured a matchup with the u14 Royal York Cardinals, with the Sox winning the contest 15-1. Cole Masse took the win on the mound, going 5 innings allowing one earned run while striking out 7. Connor Bruzas and Carmine Perna each added 3 hits apiece. The Sox carried this momentum...


    MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS

    Date:07/15/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball Association would like to congratulate all Mid-Season Tournament finalists and champions for two great weekends of baseball, sportsmanship and fun! A big thank you goes out to all the tournament organizers, umpires, field staff canteen staff, coaches, parents and players. To see recaps of the championship games including a championship team picture, please go to the Mid-S...


    Rookie BLACK SOX Take 2 of 2

    Date:07/13/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Rookie Ball Black Sox were over the border July 12th to play a double header at Malcolm Park against a strong hitting Soo Michigan squad.   Coming off a solid performance and victory in league play Thursday night the boys were ready to face this challenge. In a very tight first game the Canadian Soo edged the host team by a score of 6-5. After a quick break the teams took the fi...


    CATCH THE ACE

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The weekly "Catch The Ace" draw held at the Esquire Club has now restarted with a new deck as of the end of June.  As weekly winners try to pick the Ace of Spades, money is being raised for charity.  For this round of Catch The Ace, there are three benefiting charities: Sault Area Hospital, The Group Health Centre and Soo Minor Baseball Association. With that being said, we e...


    FREE TICKETS TO LAIRD RACES

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball is looking for 4-5 volunteers to run the 50/50 draw at Laird International Raceway in Laird, Ontario during its Thursday evening races throughout July and August.  The 50/50 money raised at the races will be donated to Soo Minor Baseball to be used for field and baseball equipment upgrades.  Laird International Raceway is located 30 mins east of Sault Ste. Marie ...


    YEAR-END EVENTS

    Date:07/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Please save the dates for the following year-end events.  All events are posted on our calendar. Banquets/Fun Nights August 7: Junior T-Ball and T-Ball Fun Night August 8: Junior Rookie and Rookie Ball Fun Night August 21: Soo Black Sox Banquet August 22: Soo Minor Baseball Banquet (Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam) Playoffs (Junior Rookie, Rookie Ball, Mosquito, Pee Wee, Bantam, Open League) Au...


    MOSQUITO & BANTAM MID-SEASON TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE POSTED

    Date:07/09/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Schedules for the Mid-Season Tournaments have been posted.   Mid-Season Tournament pages can be found under Leagues -> division -> Mid-Season or by clicking below. Tournament dates: July 5-7, 2019 - Rookie Ball and Pee Wee July 12-14, 2019 - Mosquito and Bantam Rookie Ball Mid-Season Mosquito Mid-Season Pee Wee Mid-Season Bantam Mid-Season ...


    Peewee Sox Split 4 Game Weekend

    Date:07/08/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Peewee Black Sox won 2 of 4 games this past weekend, July 6-7. The local club is led by head coach Mike Varpio, who is returning behind the bench for the 2019 season.   Game one saw the Sox fall to the Sudbury Shamrocks by a score of 9-3. Lucas Carrier got the ball to start for the Sox, picking up 2 strikeouts over 2 innings of work.   Bouncing back in game two, the Soo edged o...


    BLUE JAYS SUPER CAMPS

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Toronto Blue Jays will be hosting a two-day camp from Thursday, July 4th – Friday, July 5th in Sudbury, Ontario that runs from 9:00am – 1:00pm each day. Even though Sudbury may be a couple hours away, we thought some of our association’s players would be interested in attending this unique experience. The Blue Jays camp will be taught by Blue Jays Alumni, includi...


    ALL GAMES CANCELLED - JUNE 25

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

      All games and team pictures for Tuesday, June 25, 2019 have been cancelled due to unplayable field conditions.  RESCHEDULED: All games today will be rescheduled at a later date.  More information on the website will posted as it becomes available.  All team pictures that were scheduled today will be rescheduled.  See other posting on new date when it becomes ava...


    TEAM PICTURES RESCHEDULED

    Date:06/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Team pictures that were rained out will be rescheduled at the same scheduled times. See dates below. Rained Out Rescheduled Mon. June 10 Mon. June 17 Wed. June 12 Mon. June 24 Mon. June 24 Wed. June 26 Tues. June 25 TBA NOTE: Team pictures on Wed. June 26 will take place starting at 5:00pm. Bantam pictures will take p...


    Soo Black Sox Wood Bat Invitational This Weekend!

    Date:06/18/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

      The U15 Soo Black Sox today Monday, June 17th revealed their schedules for the 2019 Wood Bat Invitational sponsored by Elks 341 Lodge & 17 Barbells along with welcoming the Soo U14 Black Sox, North Bay Assante Wealth Stingers, Green For Life Rudyard Bulldogs and the Valley East Jr Voyageurs to Sault Ste Marie, Ontario over the June 21st to June 23rd weekend. The top two teams will adv...


    Sox win 1 of 3 in Gaylord

    Date:06/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Bantam Minor Sox competed in a tournament in Gaylord, Michigan this past week June 8-9. Over the course of the weekend, the Sox managed to win 1 of the 3 games played.           Game one featured a close battle against the tournament’s host team, Gaylord. Despite a late-game surge, the Sox fell short, losing 6-4. Carmine Perna, Wes Pomeroy, a...


    Black Sox win 3 of 4 in Sudbury

    Date:06/04/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Bantam Minor Black Sox participated in a four-game set in Sudbury this past weekend, June 1st-2nd.           Game one featured a matchup between the Sox and the Valley East Voyageurs. Despite a strong outing from Connor Bruzas on the mound, the Sox dropped the weekend opener by a score of 9 to 7. Bruzas picked up a no-decision, surrendering 0 earn...


    Elks 341 Black Sox take 3 of 4 from North Bay

    Date:06/03/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    June 3, 2018 The 15u Elks 341 Black Sox Baseball club hit the road this past weekend for a four game set in North Bay. The locals managed to capture 3 of the 4 games and improved their overall record to 6-6. Results are below Game 1: North Bay Stingers  6  Soo Black Sox  4 The Sox got off to a quick start scoring early, however, North Bay was able to weather the storm and come bac...


    TEAM PICTURES SCHEDULE

    Date:05/30/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Photographer Neil MacEwan will be at Sinclair Yards from June 3 - 18, 2019 to take team and individual photos for all teams and players.  Please see the schedule below for your team picture. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to their scheduled time to hand in order forms and complete payment.  Payment must be made that night, no exceptions and retakes for missing players will not b...


    TEAMS POSTED

    Date:05/30/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The SMBA league drafts are taking place this week.  The teams will be posted online as soon as possible. To view the drafted teams, go to Leagues -> Division -> Teams or click on the division listed below. The following leagues have had the draft and posted the teams. Junior T-Ball T-Ball Junior Rookie Rookie Mosquito Pee Wee Bantam Open League   ...


    Black Sox 4-0 as host to North Bay

    Date:05/28/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Bantam Major u15 and Bantam Minor u14 Black Sox each brought home a pair of wins against the North Bay Stingers this past weekend, May 25-26th. First action of the weekend at Sinclair Yards saw Chris Walls’ Major Bantam team take home a 12-5 win. “Our boys are working hard at being aggressive at the plate and putting pressure on the defense” said Ash Hopf, assistant coach. ...


    Soo 15u Black Sox sweep Double Header

    Date:05/27/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    May 27th, 2019 The Elks 341 15u Black Sox swept the North Bay Stingers this past weekend at Sinclair Yards. Game 1:    Soo Black Sox     12        North Bay Stingers    5                   Winning Pitcher: Owen Allen  - 3 I...


    COACHES NEEDED IN JR ROOKIE & T-BALL!

    Date:05/26/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    We are still looking for head coaches in the following division: Junior Rookie - 2 needed T-Ball - 1 needed These leagues cannot begin without coaches for those teams. If you are interested in either head coaching or assistant coaching or know someone that would be interested, please email:  Junior Rookie: Brianne at briannegreco2319@gmail.com T-Ball: Jessica at jessi...


    SCHEDULES NOW POSTED

    Date:05/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Schedules for the 2019 season are now posted.  To confirm what team you are on, check the league teams page posted under Leagues.  The view the schedules and standing throughout the season, click on "Schedules" at the top.  As rainouts and game cancellations will occur throughout the season, schedules will be updated throughout the season.  When games are reschedule...


    CALL-UP LIST

    Date:05/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Often times throughout the summer, teams are short players and are looking for players to fill their team.  The SMBA Call-Up list will provide teams with a list of players to call-up from a lower division. If you're son or daughter is interested in playing up a division on an on-call basis, please fill out this form below. SMBA Call-Up List 2019 ...


    RAINOUTS - GAME CANCELLATIONS POLICY

    Date:05/25/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    RAINOUT POLICY For all divisions: All games will be played as scheduled unless it is posted on the website news feed by 4:00pm on game day. Often throughout the season, it rains a substantial amount during the night or during the day and the fields become unsafe and unplayable.  On any questionable weather day (rain, extreme cold, extreme heat), please check the website for an update ...


    OPENING NIGHT BBQ

    Date:05/20/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Good afternoon everyone, SMBA will be hosting an opening night at the ball field on Tuesday, May 21st from 6:00pm-8:00pm.   Come down and enjoy a BBQ from M&M Meats as well as many free activities like trying out the pitching machine, face painting and balloon animals.   This event is to kick off the season and will take place at Sinclair Yards.  All proceeds f...


    JR ROOKIE CONVENER NEEDED

    Date:05/15/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Minor Baseball Executive is looking for a League Convener in the following division: Junior Rookie Ball Please consider being a league convener on the executive.  We are looking for someone with organizational skills and people skills.  Knowledge of baseball is an asset.  Please see the following roles and responsibilities for the following divisions but don't ge...


    Major Bantam Black Sox Win Season Opener

    Date:05/12/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The Soo Major Bantam Black Sox prevailed in their debut 5-1 over the JV Rudyard Bulldogs this past Tuesday, May 7th. The Sox struck early in the matchup, scoring in each of the first three innings of play.           The Sox were led by starting pitcher Malcolm McGugan, who registered 3 scoreless innings while picking up the win. The lefty managed to k...


    FIRST BASE DUGOUT CONSTRUCTION STARTED

    Date:05/09/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball has begun the construction of one of their 2019 capital projects.  On April 17, 2019, Avery Construction began the demolition of the first base dugout on Ram Field.  It's the second phase to replacing and backing up the old concrete dugouts that were originally built in 1993.  The third base dugout was replaced in 2017 and the first base dugout is being repl...


    15u Black Sox Open Season May 7 & 8 in Michigan

    Date:05/05/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    May 5th, 2019     The 15u Soo Black Sox open their 2019 season this week with back to back double headers. On May 7th, the Sox will travel to Rudyard, MI to visit the Rudyard J.V. Bulldogs Action once again will start at 4:15. On May 8th, the Sox will travel to Lauks Field in Soo Michigan to play the Soo High J.V. Blue Devils.  Action starts at 4:15 PM and results will ...


    EVALUATION NIGHT TIMES POSTED

    Date:04/28/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    The 2019 SMBA Skills Evaluation Night will take place Wednesday, May 1, 2019 between 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Northern Community Centre. Players registered in Junior Rookie Ball, Rookie Ball, Mosquito, Pee Wee and Bantam are asked to attend an hour long session demonstrating to coaching their hitting, running, throwing and fielding skills.&nbs...


    TEAM SPONSORS NEEDED

    Date:04/27/2019   Source:Soo Minor Baseball Association  

    Soo Minor Baseball is still looking for more team sponsors! As a sponsor, your business logo will be printed on the jerseys, the team name will be in the standings and schedules, and your logo will appear on the website.  If you are a business owner or know a business owner looking to get great exposure up to 500 people per night, please contact us immediately to arrange this so j...