The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

As many of you (painfully) remember, there was no national or international summer tournaments for Little League® Baseball and Softball in 2020. The state, regional, and international youth baseball tournament schedule in 2020 was cancelled unilaterally due to the safety concerns stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. Like most organizations, Little League® was hopeful for 2021 …

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The Rhode Island/Massachusetts AAU Baseball Spring Classic Tournament is scheduled for this upcoming weekend, May 1st and 2nd. On the official website of New England AAU Baseball, http://www.neaaubaseball.org,I was able to find information about the Spring Classic, which is now broken up into two tournament dates – this past weekend for Spring Classic #1 and …

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The RI/MA AAU Baseball Spring Classic (1 of 2) Tournament is/was being played in several locations throughout Rhode Island and Massachusetts this weekend. One of them is North Kingstown’s Ryan Park. Ryan Park is located off Oak Hill Rd and is just about 10 minutes from my home in North Kingstown. I am very familiar …

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There are a number of Major League Baseball® Pitch, Hit & Run­™ competition happening in Rhode Island in the coming weeks. What is a Pitch, Hit & Run competition? According to the official website of the competition, http://www.mlb.com/pitch-hit-and-run, “a FREE, one-day event for boys and girls ages 7-14 (Competitors compete in four age groups: 7/8, …

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The Rhode Island/Massachusetts AAU Baseball Spring Classic Tournament is scheduled for this upcoming weekend, April 24th and 25th. On the official website of New England AAU Baseball, http://www.neaaubaseball.org,I was able to find information about the Spring Classic, which is now broken up into two tournament dates – this weekend for Spring Classic #1 and the …

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The Rhode Island Rays are an AAU charter baseball team with divisions from 9U to 14U. Over the many years of covering RI AAU Baseball, I have gotten to know some of the outstanding coaches and talented players who are part of the Rays Baseball Club. Many North Kingstown/Wickford Little Leaguers have played for the …

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Through the GameChanger fan page of the Northeast Reds 13U baseball club, I spotted a series of games in Connecticut for the weekend of April 10th and 11th. The games were listed as “War At the Shore.” I was curious to learn more about War At The Shore, so I contacted Joe Zrenda via their …

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Admittedly, technology is not my strong suit. In baseball terms, it is like me trying to hit a knuckleball. So when I accomplish something technical on my phone or website, I feel like I just hit a Tim Wakefield wind dancer for a clean single. And it feels so awesome, I thought I would share …

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For years, Rhode Island baseball organizations have turned to the GameChanger app to keep score during games. Some organizations use both traditional scorebook type scoring with pencil and paper as well as the GameChanger app. For the modern baseball family where technology rules, GameChanger is an incredible baseball resource for scoring games, recording stats, validating …

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