Stompers Hosting Pitch Hit & Run Contest May 13

 Youth aged 7-14 are invited to compete at Petersen Field in Sonoma. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. 

Youth aged 7-14 are invited to compete at Petersen Field in Sonoma. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. 

News Release, Sonoma Stompers

SONOMA, Calif.  -- The Sonoma Stompers Professional Baseball Club presented by Virginia Dare Winery will host a Pitch Hit & Run™ competition for local youth on Saturday, May 13 at Petersen Field in Sonoma. Registration for the event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with the competition beginning at 10 a.m. All softball, and baseball players aged 7-14 are invited to compete. 

Pitch Hit & Run™ is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball®.  This grassroots program is designed to provide youngsters with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills.

Boys and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14, and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at Major League ballparks and the National Finals during the 2017 MLB™ All-Star Week®.

The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Champions, along with the All-Around Champion in each division age group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.

All participants must bring a copy of their birth certificate and have their parent or guardian fill out a registration/waiver form prior to the start of the competition. Click Here to register your child online today. For questions concerning the competition, please contact your Local Coordinator Geoff Safford at geoff@stompersbaseball.com.