The Rhode Island Baseball Experience

Promoting Rhode Island Baseball Since 1972

This past Saturday, May 15th, The Pawtucket Slaterettes Girls’ and Women’s Baseball League held an amazing Opening Day in front of family, friends, current and former players, coaches, and their community. Since their announcement of Opening Day, I have had this event “circled” on my Google calendar and was hopeful that Mother Nature would cooperate. …

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2 years on a calendar at 365 days per year equals… Well, this isn’t a math blog. It’s a baseball blog. So, I can tell you that it has been a really long time since a Rhode Island High School baseball game was played. This week, teams from all over Rhode Island are beginning their …

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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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I love talking baseball and good practices with OPT Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine’s Bert Reid. Bert and his staff have began working with Rhode Island High School baseball players in his various offices throughout Rhode Island over the off season. And more recently, Bert mentioned that he has been on the field working with …

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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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May is typically a very busy month in the Rhode Island Baseball Experience calendar. The Rhode Island Interscholastic League (RIIL) has posted the Spring 2021 schedule and as of this past Monday, pitchers and catchers are allowed to report to their respective high schools to begin trying out. According to the RIIL, Rhode Island High …

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Saturday, April 17th, two Rhode Island collegiate baseball teams squared off in a doubleheader at Newport’s Reynolds Field. The home team, Newport’s Salve Regina University played host to Bristol’s Roger Williams University. I had circled this game (doubleheader) on my calendar when the two teams posted their Spring 2021 schedules about a month ago. A …

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Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national sports mentoring and coaching advisory organization whose goal is to “be a catalyst for a positive youth sports culture in all communities across the U.S.“ PCA works with players, coaches, families, and organizations (large and small) to develop positive youth sports development and good practices on and off …

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