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Irvine Pony Memorial Day Baseball

Tourney gets under way with 220 teams

 

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PONY National is Changing Some Rules

Bat Changes 2018
 

BATS
In conjunction with USA Baseball and its other participating national member organizations, PONY Baseball has adopted the new USA Baseball bat standards (USABat).  Effective January 1, 2018, with the exception of -3 (BBCOR certified), all other minus factor bats (-5,-7,-9, etc..), must be YBBCOR certified with the USABat licensing stamp on the bat in order to be used for league and all-star play.  All bats without this stamp will be illegal and not be eligible to use during league play.  The new YBBCOR bats bearing the USABat licensing mark are expected to be offered in retail stores in September.

To find out more about the USABat standard click here.


Why:  Safety. USA Baseball's national member organizations believe that a wood-like performance standard will best provide for the long-term integrity of the game. These bats are made to mimic wood bats, lessening the "pop" factor and thus, reducing the potential injuries from hard hit balls, especially come-backers to pitchers. 

5/3/2018 - USA Baseball Decertification
The Easton Ghost X 30/20 YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX 30/20 2 5/8” has been decertified by USA Baseball and is no longer an approved bat under the USABat Standard. This applies to the 30” (-10) length of the Ghost X YBB18GX10 and LL18GHX. All other certified lengths and drops of the Easton Ghost X USABat remain approved for play.  
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MUDD Line

949-724-MUDD (6833) in case of rain

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Concussions are a huge concern for Irvine PONY Baseball and parents.  Click here to read more about Concussions.

Private Hitting Lessons

Contact Ryan Lavalle

San Francisco Giants Clubhouse Manager and

Beckman High School Varsity Hitting Coach

Nights or Weekends - Call or Text

(714) 457-8858 / lavalle18@gmail.com

$60 for one hour sessions

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