Last Updated: April 27, 2015
 
  • Congrats JACK ANKER Yankees (mjrs) for OTP Home Run!
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Game Photos Wanted

If you have photos of your team or player you would like posted on our website please submit them. We will try our best to get your photos up on the website but there are no guarantees. We are looking for action shots! "Game time" action shotsPlease do not submit practice photos or candids. Please submit your photos to tularebaseball@gmail.com as an attachement in jpg format. Please give us the name(s), team(s), and age group of the players appearing in the photos.

 

Board Member Coverage Schedule

(Click Here) to view or print the coverage schedule.

Any and all changes approved through Mike Powell.

 

Babe Ruth 14-15 LAST Registration

Online registration has closed for BR 14-15yrs.

You can still register in person, this Wednesday prior to the LAST tryout.

LAST Registration: April 29th, 5pm (field 5) 

Tryouts: April 29th, 530-7:30pm (field 5)

Opening Day: May 12

Please note: If you are currently playing in the Babe Ruth 13yr old league, you are not eligible to play Babe Ruth 14-15yr old league.

 

Allstar Managers Needed, Applications Available

We are looking for the right coach to lead Tulare Allstars to victory with honor and integrity and to represent Tulare in the most positive manner possible. Applications are now being accepted for Allstar Managers for all divisions, 13yrs - 8yrs. These positions are open to current managers and coaches. You must be part of the coaching staff full time to be eligible. If you have what it takes to lead Tulare Baseball to victory please apply. All applicants are subject to interview by a TBA Board appointed panel.

Applications can be picked up/turned in at the Main Concession stand or in the press box at the Babe Ruth field. Forms are also available here to print. (Click Here) You can also apply online by selecting "Online Forms" in the left Menu column. All applications are to be turned in no later than 9pm on Thursday, April 30th to Darin Poston. Allstar player nominations are also due at this time!

Good luck! - TBA Board

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Nathaniel Sunderland - River Bandits - AAA

Jacob Ryan Cruz - Dodgers - Tball 5yrs

 Daniel Ballesteros - Giants - 9yrs

Trey Garrison - Padres - 9yrs

Claudio Aguilar - Cubs - Majors 

Nicholas Retiz - Dodgers - 8yrs

Gilbert Retiz - Diamondbacks - Majors

Bryce Retiz - Dodgers - 8yrs

 

Opening Night!

Thank you to all that attended Friday nights opening ceremonies and help make it a success! We would like to extend a special thank you to Small Town Cruisers for providing some beautiful classic cars to line the outfield, and another thank you to Teddy Salmon for his outstanding performance of the National Anthem on an electric guitar.

 

National Anthem! Thanks Teddy.

First pitch of the 2015 season by Darren Poston, caught by son Landon.

 

TBA Is Now Using GameChanger!

This year TBA has fully integrated the GameChanger app into our league! Specifically pertaining to ages 8-15yrs, all scorekeeping is now being performed using GameChanger. This will allow all fans, parents and players to track their season stats, their team stats, and their teams standings with live updates. There are 2 versions of this app, a free version and a pay version. The pay version allows you see real time game play diagrams, real time box scores, and when game is completed you will receive a news article highlighting the game. The free version still allows you to track your player, and received real time score updates. If you would like to download this app to your iPhone, iPad, iPod, other iOS device go to Apple's App Store and download today.

Unfortunately at this time, GameChanger is not offered on any other format for download.

If you do not have an iOS device, you can still register and follow your player via GameChanger website.

https://gc.com/home

Madatory Volunteer Application

All volunteers must go through a minor background check prior to begining the season. If you are planning to coach, assistant coach, or be the team parrent, you must fill out the Volunteer Application and turn it into Mike Powell, Kristi Barnhart, or Gabe Gallegos. The background check is confidential, and will only be seen by those required to see it.

(Click Here) to download and print the Volunteer Application. If you have any questions contact: Mike Powell (559) 901-6054, Kristi Barnhart (559) 786-0227, or Gabe Gallegos (559) 308-6736 (text)/559-329-5660 (home phone)

New! Babe Ruth Pitch Count Rules

Coaches/Parents - New for this 2015 Season, Tulare Baseball has instated new pitch count and mandatory rest rules for the Babe Ruth levels only. These rules were put in place to protect our players well being. You can find the new rules in the "Coaches Corner", or (Click Here) to view or print them.

The new pitch count rule, supersedes, the previous innings allowed rule.

 

Coaches Mandatory Certification

Coaches must be certified BEFORE opening day. Please click on the link below to go to the certification page. Select the "Coaching Youth Baseball" course. A copy of this and a volunteer form MUST be turned in before you may coach on the field. Thanks for assisting us in being sure our kids are kept safe and trained properly.Click the link below to be sent to the Babe Ruth website for coach certification.
All coaches 8 year olds and up must be certified to be on the field OR in the dugout. 5, 6, AND 7'S must have AT LEAST 1 certified coach at each practice and game!
IF YOU ARE NOT CERTIFIED, YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED ON THE FIELD OR IN DUGOUTS! Click below to routed to certification website.
(Coaches Certification)

CR & BR Coaches, 2015 Rules Are Available

2015 Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth local rules are now available to view and print.

Click on Coaches Corner in the left menu.

Game Photos Wanted!

Attention parents and fans. If you have photos of your team you would like posted on our website please submit them. We will try our best to get your photos up on the website but there are no guarantees. We are looking for action shots! Game time action shotsPlease do not submit practice photos or candids. Please submit your photos to tularebaseball@gmail.com as an attachement in jpg format. Please give us the name(s), team(s), and age group of the players appearing in the photos.

Once submitted please be patient, we will get them posted sooner or later.

Thank you, and remember to check back here often for updates, news, game results, and important information regarding our program.

 

 

 Click picture above to zoom or print.

 

Lost and Found

Please turn in all items left behind or found at the ball park to the snack bars. The snack bar has a box for all lost and found items. Please, turn in all items. Do not take items home that do not belong to you. Please be considerate of your fellow ball players!

Thank you, TBA Board.

PLEASE, Keep Our Park Clean

This is the trash left behind after a typical Saturday!
 
Please help keep our park clean, by throwing away your trash at the end of your game. Doing so will help keep our costs and registration fees low. TBA hires hires out to clean up our park between each game day. This ensures the park is clean and ready for you and other spectators the next day. Please keep those cost low and clean up after yourselves.
Thank you! - TBA Board


2015 Cal Ripken/Babe Ruth Bat Regulations

There have been no changes for the 2015 Approved Bat Regulations for Cal Ripken and Babe Ruth. Regulations are the same as the 2012 regulations.

(Click Here) to view or print these regulations. Be aware, these regulations will be inforced at all times.


Upcoming Games/Practices

Tuesday,  Apr 28
CR T-Ball
Diamondbacks @ Yankees 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Dodgers @ Padres 5:30pm Field 6
Braves @ Diamondbacks 7:00pm Field 4
CR 8yrs
A's @ Dodgers 5:30pm Field 4
Angels @ Brewers 5:30pm Field 8
CR 9yrs
Giants @ Cubs 5:30pm Field 7
CR AAA
Rawhide @ Flying Squirrels 5:30pm Field 1
Mudville 9 @ Mudcats 5:30pm Field 2
CR Majors
Diamondbacks @ Giants 7:30pm Field 1
Braves @ Mets 7:30pm Field 2
BR 13yrs
Brewers @ Phillies 6:30pm Field 5
Wednesday,  Apr 29
CR T-Ball
Cubs @ A's 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Angels @ Diamondbacks 5:30pm Field 6
CR 9yrs
Pirates @ A's 5:30pm Field 1
Cubs @ Padres 5:30pm Field 2
Orioles @ Giants 5:30pm Field 7
Angels @ Yankees 5:30pm Field 8
CR Majors
Giants @ Dodgers 7:30pm Field 1
A's @ Orioles 7:30pm Field 2
Thursday,  Apr 30
CR T-Ball
Angels @ A's 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
A's @ Twins 5:30pm Field 6
CR 8yrs
Reds @ A's 5:30pm Field 4
Rangers @ Indians 5:30pm Field 8
CR 9yrs
Yankees @ Padres 5:30pm Field 7
CR AAA
River Bandits @ Rawhide 5:30pm Field 1
Durham Bulls @ Sand Gnats 5:30pm Field 2
CR Majors
Cubs @ Diamondbacks 7:30pm Field 1
Dodgers @ Rangers 7:30pm Field 2
BR 13yrs
Pirates @ Nationals 6:30pm Field 5
Friday,  May 1
CR T-Ball
Diamondbacks @ Dodgers 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Tigers @ Giants 5:30pm Field 6
Yankees @ Pirates 5:30pm Field 7
Reds @ Dodgers 7:00pm Field 4
CR 8yrs
Phillies @ Padres 5:30pm Field 4
Dodgers @ Angels 5:30pm Field 8
CR 9yrs
Dodgers @ Angels 5:30pm Field 1
Pirates @ Giants 5:30pm Field 2
CR AAA
Scrappers @ Thunder 7:30pm Field 1
Flying Squirrels @ Durham Bulls 7:30pm Field 2
BR 13yrs
Nationals @ Phillies 6:30pm Field 5
Saturday,  May 2
CR T-Ball
Red Sox @ Giants 8:00am Field 3
Yankees @ Dodgers 10:00am Field 3
A's @ Diamondbacks 12:00pm Field 3
Angels @ Cubs 2:00pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Braves @ Pirates 8:00am Field 6
Giants @ Diamondbacks 8:00am Field 8
Tigers @ A's 10:00am Field 6
Yankees @ Padres 10:00am Field 8
Reds @ Blue Jays 12:00pm Field 6
Angels @ Twins 12:00pm Field 8
Cubs @ Dodgers 2:00pm Field 6
CR 8yrs
Angels @ Reds 8:00am Field 4
Dodgers @ Indians 10:00am Field 4
Phillies @ Brewers 12:00pm Field 4
Rangers @ Giants 2:00pm Field 4
A's @ Padres 4:00pm Field 4
CR 9yrs
A's @ Cubs 8:00am Field 7
Yankees @ Pirates 10:00am Field 7
Giants @ Angels 12:00pm Field 7
Dodgers @ Orioles 2:00pm Field 7
CR AAA
Durham Bulls @ River Bandits 8:00am Field 2
Rawhide @ Thunder 10:00am Field 2
Scrappers @ Sand Gnats 12:00pm Field 2
Mudville 9 @ Hot Rods 2:00pm Field 2
Flying Squirrels @ Mudcats 4:00pm Field 2
CR Majors
Dodgers @ Cubs 8:00am Field 1
Diamondbacks @ Orioles 10:00am Field 1
A's @ Rangers 12:00pm Field 1
Braves @ Yankees 2:00pm Field 1
Giants @ Mets 4:00pm Field 1
BR 13yrs
Phillies @ Giants 10:00am Field 5
Monday,  May 4
CR T-Ball
Giants @ Diamondbacks 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Yankees @ Blue Jays 5:30pm Field 6
CR 8yrs
Brewers @ Padres 5:30pm Field 4
Giants @ Dodgers 5:30pm Field 8
CR 9yrs
A's @ Angels 5:30pm Field 7
CR AAA
Sand Gnats @ Thunder 5:30pm Field 1
Mudcats @ Durham Bulls 5:30pm Field 2
CR Majors
Rangers @ Orioles 7:30pm Field 1
Mets @ Dodgers 7:30pm Field 2
BR 13yrs
Nationals @ Brewers 6:30pm Field 5
Tuesday,  May 5
CR T-Ball
Mariners @ Cubs 5:30pm Field 3
CR 6/7
Giants @ Reds 5:30pm Field 6
CR 8yrs
A's @ Phillies 5:30pm Field 4
Indians @ Angels 5:30pm Field 8
CR 9yrs
Yankees @ Orioles 5:30pm Field 7
CR AAA
Rawhide @ Scrappers 5:30pm Field 1
Hot Rods @ Flying Squirrels 5:30pm Field 2
CR Majors
Diamondbacks @ A's 7:30pm Field 1
Yankees @ Giants 7:30pm Field 2
BR 13yrs
Phillies @ Nationals 6:30pm Field 5

For a complete schedule listing, click here!