Miami Youth Baseball Association: Welcome

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Sunday, February 5
2017 MYBA Spring Season

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2017 SPRING SEASON

Play-Off and Divisional Formats are Posted - Please read below

Schedules are Posted through April 24th - Remaining Schedules will be posted by Wednesday, Feb 15th (Except for those Divisions that will be split- Those will be Posted immediately upon the Splitting of the respective Divisions) 

 Download LEAGUE FORMS from the  "League Documents" Tab on the menu at left

Additional Information: Alex Delgado 305) 710-3405   E-Mail MYBA2006@Aol.Com

 


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Tuesday, January 10
Miami Youth Baseball Association - Background Check and ID Card Policy and Procedures

The MYBA requires mandatory Criminal Background Screening and Compulsory Use of ID Cards for all managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers. 

Effective IMMEDIATELY  - NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

PROCEDURES

BACKGROUNDS CHECKS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must sign a Release Form for Criminal History and National Sex Offender Registry Search which gives the MYBA the right to check criminal history, national sex offender registry search, verify social security number, and address history search. This work is executed directly, through Protect Youth Sports, and the secure URL at which all candidates can execute their MYBA Background Check request.

Note: Coaches that have an Approved Background that was submitted during the 2016 Seasons DO NOT need to have a new Backgruond for the SPRING 2017 Season. 

the URL to request and authorize YOUR background Check is:   https://opportunities.averity.com/MiamiYBA

No other personal information (e.g. work history, financial, credit, etc.) is checked or researched. The company executing the Background Checks has agreed to such terms contractually, and confirms such annually.

The company never forwards and individual's information to the league where no issues are discovered. In the event that negative information surfaces, the MYBA Screening Committee will review the information to determine the individuals eligibility to participate in the candidates applied for capacity with MYBA.

All information is strictly confidential and will not be made public under any circumstances.

COMPULSORY USE OF ID CARDS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must have their picture taken by the league in order to have an Official MYBA ID Card printed.  Pictures will be taken at Brothers to the Rescue Park on MYBA Game Days/Nights.

All managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers MUST Wear their ID Cards while at the Parks, in the batting cages, dugouts, and playing fields.

ID CARDS will not be issued without the completion of an approved Background Check 

NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

Lost of misplaced ID CARDS will be replaced at a Cost of $15 

If a team does not have an eleigible/approved coach for a scheduled game, the game will be FORFEITED!



TBS March
Tuesday, January 24
2017 TBS - Nations Qualifier

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TBS-NATIONS BASEBALL - MYBA SOUTH FLORIDA CHAMPIONSHIP

March 15-19, 2017

Now Sanctioned as a TBS-NATIONS BASEBALL Qualifier Event! 

6U/7U/8U Coach Pitch and 8U Kid Pitch  $275 (Plus Pay at the Plate Umpires)

OPEN Divisions 9U/10U/11U/12U   $275 (Plus Pay at the Plate Umpires) 

OPEN Divisions 13U/14U/   $300   (Plus Pay at the Plate Umpires)

UMPIRES FEES: 

6U/7U/8U Coach Pitch $25 Each -

8U Kid Pitch through 12U $35 Each

13U & 14U  $40 Each

Included in Team Fee 

*  Champion Rings (Each Player)

Runner-Up Trophies (Each Player)

* Division MVP

* Game Baseballs 

Who's Coming?  Click on the "Who Playing" label on the menu at left for complete listing of teams.

AGE-CUT OFF: May 1st, 2017
 (Players age as of April 30th, 2017 is the players tournament age)


Limited to 8 Teams per age division

  • Three (3) Game Guarantee (Weather Permitting)
  • AGE-CUT OFF: May 1st, 2017

    TO REGISTER FOLLOW THESE THREE (3) EASY STEPS: .

    FIRST - Read our rules, format and register for the tournament.

    SECOND -  Complete your Roster with TBS-Nations Baseball

    Once you pay the annual team fee and fill in the information you will then be sent your Team ID and Password to use to log in and complete your Team Roster with TBS-Nations Baseball 

    E-mail the Tournament Director at MYBA2006@Aol.Com and advise that the on-lineTeam Roster process has been completed.

    LASTLY - Prepare your Team Book with 2017 South Florida Championship Tournament  Roster and copy of Birth Certificates (Team book will be returned after last game).

     

    TOURNAMENT REGISTRATION LINK

    Contact in DADE Alex Delgado 305) 710-3405 or Humberto Bencomo  305) 491-0991

    e-mail MYBA2006@AOL.Com



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    Handout: 2017 TBS - Nations Baseball Qualifier

    Saturday, February 11
    MYBA 2017 Spring Play-Off and Divisional Formats

    2017 MYBA SPRING LEAGUE PLAY-OFF FORMATS: 

    Coaches please note and plan accordingly!

    TIE BREAKERS: 1st Tie Breaker is Head-to-Head games. 2nd Tie Breaker is run differential in Head-to-Head games (No max per game). 3rd Tie Breaker is runs allowed in Head-to-Head games. 4th Tie Breaker is runs allowed in games vs common opponents. 5th Tie Breaker is Runs scored in games vs common opponents. 6th Tie Breaker flip of coin. Note:  A tie game is ½ win and ½ loss, and will be reflected as such in calculating a teams winning percentage.

    SEEDING:  Teams will be seeded based on their record using the above tie breaker system. If teams have not played the same number of games (as of the date of record) we will use winning percentage in order to seed teams.

    RAIN-OUTS: We will reschedule games as soon as they are rained out. We reserve the right to establish a cut-off date for the rescheduling of games should it become necessary towards the end of the regular season. 

    6U DIVISION   

    Six (6) Teams - Each Team plays three (3) rounds and one (1) Additional round within their Group (A or B) for a total of 17 games.

    All Teams advance to play-offs

    QF1 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed   QF2  #4 Seed vs #5 Seed   

    SF1 #1 Seed vs Winner QF2 (4/5)   SF2  #2 Seed vs Winner QF1 (3/6) 

    Championship Game 

    8U DIVISION 

    Twelve (12) teams - Each plays one (1) round of games -

    We will then split the Division into a Majors and AAA - The number of teams in each Division will be determined by the MYBA at the end of the first round of games. 

    9U DIVISION  

    Fourteen (14) teams - Each plays will play one (1) Round of Games (13 Games)  - We will then Split the Age Group into a Majors and AAA Division - with Top  seven (7) in Majors and Bottom seven (7) in AAAA. Each team will then play one (1) Round within their Division (Majors or AAA) for a total of 19  Games

    MAJORS Play-Offs

    QF1 #4 Seed vs #5 Seed     QF2  #2 Seed vs #7 Seed    QF3 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3  

    Championship Game

    AAA Play-Offs

    QF1 #4 Seed vs #5 Seed     QF2  #2 Seed vs #7 Seed    QF3 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3  

    Championship Game

    10U MAJORS DIVISION  

    Eight (8) teams - Each plays two (2) rounds of games, and one (1) additional round of games within their Group (A & B) - for a total of (17 Games)

    PLAY-OFFS

    Play-In Game 1 - #5 Seed vs #8 Seed   Play-In Game 2 - #6 Seed vs #7 Seed

    QF1  #4 Seed vs Winner Play-in G1   QF2  #3 Seed vs Winner Play-in G2  

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  #2 Seed vs Winner QF2 

    Championship Game 

    9/10 AAA DIVISION 

    Eleven (11) teams - Each plays one (1) rounds of games - 

    We will then split the Division into a AAA and AA - The number of teams in each Division will be determined by the MYBA at the end of the first round of games. 

    11U MAJORS DIVISION 

    Ten (10) Teams - Each team play two (2) Rounds og Games - for a total of (18 Games) 

    PLAY-OFFS:

    Play-In Game 1  #7 Seed vs #10 Seed    Play-In Game 2  #8 Seed vs #9 Seed 

    QF1 #1 Seed vs Winner Play-In 7/10  QF2 #2 Seed vd Winner Play In 8/9 

    QF3  #3 Seed vs #6 Seed   QF4  #4 Seed vs #5 Seed 

    SF1 Winner QF1 vs Winner QF4   SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3 

    Championship Game 

    12U MAJORS DIVISION -

    Eleven (11) Teams - Each team plays two (2) rounds of games - (20 Games)

    Top Eight (8) Teams advance to the Play-offs 

    PLAY-OFFS 

    Play-In Game 1  #5 Seed vs #8 Seed    Play-In Game 2   #6 Seed vs #7 Seed

    QF1 #3 Seed vs Winner Play-In 6/7   QF2  #4 Seed vs Winner Play-In 5/8 

    SF1 #1 Seed vs Winner QF2     SF2  #2 Seed vs Winner QF1

    Championship Game 

    11/12 AAA DIVISION-

    Seven (7) teams - Each plays three (3) rounds of games - Total of 18 Games 

    MAJORS Play-Offs

    QF1 #4 Seed vs #5 Seed     QF2  #2 Seed vs #7 Seed    QF3 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3  

    Championship Game

    AAA Play-Offs

    QF1 #4 Seed vs #5 Seed     QF2  #2 Seed vs #7 Seed    QF3 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3  

    Championship Game

     

    13U MAJORS DIVISION- 

    Seven (7) Teams - Each team will play three (3) Rounds of Games - for a total of (18 Games)

    Play-Offs

    QF1 #4 Seed vs #5 Seed     QF2  #2 Seed vs #7 Seed    QF3 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed

    SF1  #1 Seed vs Winner QF1    SF2  Winner QF2 vs Winner QF3  

    Championship Game

    14U  60/90  DIVISION - 

    Six (6) teams - Each plays three (3) rounds of games, and one (1) additional round of games within their Group (A & B) - for a total of (17 Games) 

    All Teams advance to play-offs

    QF1 #3 Seed vs #6 Seed   QF2  #4 Seed vs #5 Seed   

    SF1 #1 Seed vs Winner QF2 (4/5)   SF2  #2 Seed vs Winner QF1 (3/6) 

    Championship Game



    Thursday, December 15
    14U Championship Game

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    14U Championship Game - Top Gun vs Canes BB Academy

     The #1 top seed Top Gun played a flawless defensive game to defeat Canes BB Academy 4-0 in the Championship Game of the 2017 MYBA Fall Season.  Thank you all for a great season and many memories over the years.



    Wednesday, December 7
    8U Majors Championship

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    8U Coach Pitch Majors Championship - Latinoamericana Blue vs Bulldogs

    After splitting games in the double elimination finals, with Latino Blue winning the first game 12 X 2 and the Bulldogs bouncing back 7 X 4 in the second game. Latino Blue outlasted the Bulldogs 9 X 6 in the rubber match.  Congratulations to two great teams!



    Wednesday, December 7
    8U AAA Coach Pitch Championship

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    8U AAA Coach Pitch Championship - Clemente Pirates vs Latinoamericana White

    The Clemente Pirates showed their poise by bouncing back and winning the decisive game three vs a young but talented Latino White team by a score of 18 X 8, Congratulation to all the kids!



    Tuesday, December 6
    9U Championship Game

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    9U Championship Game - SF Contenders vs Ballbusters

     The SF Contenders broke open 5-5 tied game in the last inning to defeat the Ballbusters for the Championship with the final score 12-5.



    Tuesday, December 6
    9-10 AAA Championship Game

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    9/10 AAA Championship - Blue Devils vs Ballbusters

    The Blue Devils outlasted the Ballbusters 9 X 8 to earn their first MYBA Championship. Congratulations to both teams that had an outstanding season.



    Thursday, December 8
    10U Majors Championship

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     10U Majors Championship - Phenoms vs Gotham Knights

    The Phenoms beat the Gotham Knights to win the 10U Majors MYBA Championship.  Congratulations to all for a great season!



    Thursday, December 8
    11U Majors Championship

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    11U Majors Championship -  Phenoms vs Bombers 

    The Phenoms defeated the Bombers 8 X 2 for the MYBA 11U Majors Championship. Congratulations to both teams as they are two very good and well coached teams.



    Thursday, December 8
    11-12 AAA Championshipp Game

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    11/12 AAA Championship Game -  MPB vs International

    MPB and International played a cliff hanger Championship game in the 11/12 AAA Division. After five lead changes MPB edged out International 6-5 in one of the most exciting Championship Games played.



    Tuesday, December 6
    12U Majors Championship

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    12U Majors Championship - Hardcore vs Phenoms

    The top two seeds battle it out for the Fall 2016 MYBA 12U Division Championship. Hardcore wins the crown in a great game by the score of 3 x 2 



    Tuesday, December 6
    13U Majors Championship

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    13U Majors Championship - Phenoms vs Caribes

    The Phenoms defeated the Caribes 6 X 3 in another great 13U play-offs game to take the title in the 13U Majors Division. 



    Friday, December 9
    13U AAA Championship

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    13U AAA Championship Game - Mets vs Raiders

    The Mets defeated the Raiders 6 X 3 to win the MYBA 2016 Fall 13U AAA Championship. The Mets broke the tie late in the game to take the crown,  Great job this season by both teams!



    Tuesday, November 15
    Weather Update

    WEATHER UPDATE - 

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    Please check your SCHEDULES for MAKE-UP Dates and Game Changes. 

    COACHES ONLY! Please DO NOT call Alex Delgado at 305) 710-3405 or Ulpiano Puente at 786) 443-3911 for any weather/schedule related issues Unless the information is not posted hereCOACHES ONLY! 

    We will provide information to COACHES ONLY!



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    Tuesday, June 7
    MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Playing Rules

    The Official Playing Rules of THE MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION.

    If you are a registered team, and have some rule suggestions, please e-mail use your recommmendations to MYBA2006@AOL.COM

    Handout: MIAMI YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION: Rules & Regulations

    Blazing Ball
    Friday, June 24
    MYBA OFFICIAL Team Roster, Player Registration,Coaches Registration and Player Add/Drop Forms

    MYBA LEAGUE FORMS, RULES & REGULATIONS, PLAYERS & COACHES FORMS, AND OTHER DOCUMENTS:

    ALL FORMS AND DOCUMENTS MAY BE VIEWED AND DOWNLOADED FROM THE WEB-SITE.

    Click on "League Documents" on the left menu and the select and clik on the desired Handout or click on the "Handout" at the bottom of each section for the desirted forms..

    MYBA Official Team Roster - Player Registration and Add/Drop Form:

    The MYBA Official Team Roster Form MUST be completed with all information for each player (Player's Full Name, Date of Birth, Address, Parental/Guardian Authorization Siganature, and School Attended). Additionally, copies of each player's BIRTH CERTIFICATE & PARENTAL PARTICIPATION AUTHORIZATION FORM MUST be attached to the Roster Form.

    The COMPLETE package MUST be turned in to the LEAGUE COMMISSIONER prior to the teams first scheduled game.

    Players may be added to the Roster prior the Team's 4th scheduled league game in the MAJORS Division and prior to the Team's 10th scheduled league game in the AAA Division. The MYBA Player Add/Drop Form w/ copies of Birth Certificates and Parental Participation Authorization Form  for each player added MUST be submitted prior to the player elegibility approval.

    NOTE: Once a player plays in one league game with a team/organization, he may not quit and play with another team/organization in the same age group.
     


    Handout: MYBA Team Roster Player Registration Player Add/Drop Forms

    Friday, December 9
    MYBA SPRING Team Calendar and Registration Form

    MYBA FALL TEAM CALENDAR & REGISTATION FORM:

    Each TEAM MUST complete the FALL CALENDAR and TEAM REGISTRATION FORM. The Forms along with payment of League Fees MUST submitted Prior to January 17, 2017.

    Teams may block off up to a maximum of Ten (10) CAN NOT PLAY dates, with a maximum of Three (3) Saturdays blocked off. No dates may be blocked off for the Play-Off period of  May 11 - June 9, 2017. Regular Season games Will be scheduled two (2) Sundays a month. However, other Sundays Will be reserved for Rain Make-Up Dates. NO GAMES will be rescheduled (Only Rainouts). If a Team can not play as scheduled the game will be a FORFEIT.


    Handout: 2017 MYBA SPRING League Registration Form & Calendar

    Friday, December 9
    Miami Youth Baseball Association - Background Check and ID Card Policy and Procedures

    The MYBA requires mandatory Criminal Background Screening and Compulsory Use of ID Cards for all managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers. 

    Effective IMMEDIATELY  - NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

    PROCEDURES

    BACKGROUNDS CHECKS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must sign a Release Form for Criminal History and National Sex Offender Registry Search which gives the MYBA the right to check criminal history, national sex offender registry search, verify social security number, and address history search. This work is executed directly, through Protect Youth Sports, and the secure URL at which all candidates can execute their MYBA Background Check request.

    Note: Coaches that have an Approved Background that was submitted during the 2016 (Spring or Fall)  Seasons DO NOT need to have a new Backgruond for the 2017 Spring Season. 

    the URL to request and authorize YOUR background Check is:   https://opportunities.averity.com/MiamiYBA

    No other personal information (e.g. work history, financial, credit, etc.) is checked or researched. The company executing the Background Checks has agreed to such terms contractually, and confirms such annually.

    The company never forwards and individual's information to the league where no issues are discovered. In the event that negative information surfaces, the MYBA Screening Committee will review the information to determine the individuals eligibility to participate in the candidates applied for capacity with MYBA.

    All information is strictly confidential and will not be made public under any circumstances.

    COMPULSORY USE OF ID CARDS All candidates for the above mentioned positions must have their picture taken by the league in order to have an Official MYBA ID Card printed.  Pictures will be taken at Brothers to the Rescue Park on MYBA Game Days/Nights.

    All managers, coaches, instructors, umpires, staff, and volunteers MUST Wear their ID Cards while at the Parks, in the batting cages, dugouts, and playing fields.

    ID CARDS will not be issued without the completion of an approved Background Check 

    NO ONE will be allowed in the Batting Cages, Dugouts, or Playing Fields without their ID CARDS hung on the outside of their shirts/tops. 

    Lost of misplaced ID CARDS will be replaced at a Cost of $15 

    If a team does not have an eleigible/approved coach for a scheduled game, the game will be FORFEITED!



    Delgado Family with Mayor
    Saturday, February 5
    MYBA Baseball Commissioner Alex Delgado and his beautiful family with City of Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado.

    Wednesday, August 1
    MYBA Parks and Locations with Directions

    MYBA Participating Parks and Locations with Directions
    For locations, address and directions to all playing facilities click on "Locations" on the menu at left. Scroll and select the park/field of choice. From here you can link to YAHOO.MAPIT by clicking on the "Compass Icon" next to the park address.


    Mayor Tomas Regalado First Pitch
    Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado and Commissioner Willy Gort throwing FIRST PITCH
    Saturday, February 5
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    Mayor Regalado, Commissioner Gort with Alex Delgado & Ulpiano Puente of the MYBA

    Opening Day for the Miami Youth Baseball Association

    Opening Day was a success with a total of 28 games played. The MYBA had the honor of the City of Miami Mayor - Tomas Regalado, and City Commission Chairman Willy Gort throwing out the First Pitch. This season we have 81 teams and over 1,100 kids playing Americas' past-time.

    We would like to thank all the parents for their dedication, and a special thanks to the Mayor and City of Miami Commission for their continued support of our programs. It takes a true team effort in order to put together the best program possible for our kids.

    May the best teams win!

     



    Saturday, April 14
    Official Major League Baseball Rules - ( Web link click Here )

    Official Major League Rules.
    You can also link to Official Web-sites of Major League Teams and other baseball general information.


    Monday, August 20
    The NEW Grapeland Park Sports Complex is INAUGURATED

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    City of Miami Commissioner Angel Gonzalez throws out the first pitch to Inaugurate the NEW Grapeland Park Sports Complex on Saturday, August 18th, 2007        We want to thank Commissioner Gonzalez for giving the youth of our community first class recreational facilities such as those now at Grapeland Park.

    At left is Commissioner Gonzalez throwing out the first pitch.

    Pictured below is Commissioner Gonzalez with some of the players representing the numerous teams the will be participating in the 2007 Fall MYBA Season



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    Wednesday, May 4
    Miami Dade Commissioner Carlos Gimenez - Throws Out the First Pitch

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    Miami-Dade Commissioner Carlos Gimenez throwing the first pitch

    Miami-Dade County Commissioner and former City Manager of the City of Miami, CARLOS GIMENEZ, threw out the first pitch this past Saturday, April 30th at the Grapeland Park Sports Complex. Commissioner Gimenez was instrumental as City Manager of the City of Miami in getting the bonds on the ballot, and approved by our residents, in order for us to be able to today enjoy the great recreation and sports complex at Grapeland Park. The complex includes the Water Park, Golf Course Clubhouse, Baseball Complex, and Community Center.

    In addition to being a strong supporter of the Miami Youth Baseball Association, Carlos has always been an advocate of recreation and sports, and the role they play in the development of our future leaders (our youth).

    The MYBA wishes Commissioner Gimenez the best in the upcoming Miami-Dade County Mayoral election on Tuesday, May 24th.



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    Commissioner Gimenez enjoying himself at the MYBA ball park