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2019 TRYOUTS!

9U thru 17/18U!
July 2018




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LUKE REILLY, CLASS OF 2018, GETS 80% SCHOLARSHIP
COMMITS TO SNAPPERS BASEBALL!

Luke Reilly honed in and worked hard this winter and summer with Prospects Xposure™ 18U and worked with Coach Korbel and Coach Hall in his pursuit of pitching at the college level! Luke is proof that hard work and belief can be prosperous. Xposure™ has put Luke in challenging game situations that his high school team failed to do. He prevailed! Congratulations on your commitment to Spoon River College and good luck in the tough M-WAC (Mid-West Athletic Conference)!
2019 TRYOUT DATES POSTED!
2-MINUTE EARLY BIRD INTEREST REGISTRATION AT www.2019tryouts.com (Now Live!)
9U Prospects Win Bomb Squad Nationals!


18U Prospects Xposure™ won it all at Valparaiso University defeating the Cangelosi Blacksox, going 5-1 on the weekend with back-to-back tourney wins. 17U Red Xposure won it all at the Midwest Classic at Purdue Northwest University. 14U Black, 12U Orange and 11U Black also won Father's Day championships games while 12U Black marched in their Cooperstown Dreams Park parade.
(Row 1: 18U/17U Red/14U Black Row 2: 11U Black/12U Orange)
Prospects Xposure™ First Weekend Glance

18U Prospects Xposure™ won it all at Oakland University in Auburn Hills, going 5-0 on the weekend. 15U Prospects Xposure™ made it back-to-back Championship appearances with their runner-up finish at the Perfect Game Warrior Challenge. (18U left/center, 15U right)
 
PROSPECTS™ 2019 TRYOUTS
MASTER SCHEDULE BY DATE

Reg forms and liability waiver release mandatory.
2-MINUTE INTEREST REGISTRATION AT www.2019tryouts.com (Now Live!)
Coach Korbel strongly encourages young players to attend both sessions for maximum instruction, skill set review and analysis. PROSPECTS™ = TRAINING

8U: Talented 8U encouraged to play up! Skip 8U!

ALL TRYOUTS AT LINCOLN-WAY CENTRAL
Register at trailer & bus by tennis courts!

PARENT & PLAYER MUST CHECK-IN/SIGN
30-MINUTES BEFORE START TIME!
TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
11U & 12U: 7:30pm-9:45pm
13U: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
17 & 18U Xposure: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
15U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
16U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
MONDAY, JULY 16TH
9U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
11U & 12U: 7:30pm-9:45pm
15U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
16U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
TUESDAY, JULY 17TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
13U: 7:30pm-9:30pm
14U: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
17/18U Xposure: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH
9U/10U/11U Make-Up: 5:30pm-7:30pm
15U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
16U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
MAKE-UP AND LATE DATE!
SATURDAY, JULY 21ST
12U/13U/14U Make-Up: 9:30am - Noon
Xposure Make-Up: 9:30am - Noon (Freshman Field)
RAIN DATE ONLY!
SUNDAY, JULY 22ND
9U to 14U Rain Date & Privates: 9:30am - Noon
Xposure Rain Date & Privates: 9:30am - Noon (Freshman Field)
 
PROSPECTS™ 2019 TRYOUTS
QUICK GLANCE BY AGE

Reg forms and liability waiver release mandatory.
2-MINUTE INTEREST REGISTRATION AT www.2019tryouts.com (Now Live!)
Coach Korbel strongly encourages young players to attend both sessions for maximum instruction, skill set review and analysis. PROSPECTS™ = TRAINING

8U: Talented 8U encouraged to play up! Skip 8U!

ALL TRYOUTS AT LINCOLN-WAY CENTRAL
Register at trailer & bus by tennis courts!

PARENT & PLAYER MUST CHECK-IN/SIGN
30-MINUTES BEFORE START TIME!
AGES 9 AND 10
MONDAY, JULY 9TH
9U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
MONDAY, JULY 16TH
9U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
TUESDAY, JULY 17TH
9U & 10U: 5:30pm-7:30pm
AGES 11 AND 12
MONDAY, JULY 9TH
11U & 12U: 7:30pm-9:45pm
TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
11U & 12U: 7:30pm-9:45pm
MONDAY, JULY 16TH
11U & 12U: 7:30pm-9:45pm

AGES 13 AND 14
MONDAY, JULY 9TH
13U: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
14U: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
13U: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
TUESDAY, JULY 17TH
13U: 7:30pm-9:30pm
14U: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)

AGES 15 - 18
XPOSURE H.S. TEAMS

TUESDAY, JULY 10TH
17 & 18U Xposure: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field) WEDNESDAY, JULY 11TH
15U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
16U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
MONDAY, JULY 16TH
15U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
16U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
TUESDAY, JULY 17TH
17 & 18U Xposure: 7:00pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field) WEDNESDAY, JULY 18TH
15U/16U Xposure: 5:30pm-7:45pm (Freshman Field)
17U/18U Xposure: 7:45pm-10:00pm (Freshman Field)
 
PROSPECTS' BASEBALL™ NEWS!

Mark Las named 2019
15U Xposure American Manager

Prospects Baseball™ welcomes Coach Mark Las to manage one of our 15U Xposure squads in 2019. His family is currently involved with our 14U program. Veteran coaches Phil Dunne and Dave Ball with be added to the coaching staff. Congratulations!
Jim Scott named 2019 9U Manager
Prospects Baseball™ welcomes Coach Jim Scott to manage the 9U squad in 2019. His family is currently involved with our 11U Black team. Congratulations!
Prospects™ to use additional full facility at Quarry
We will be using multiple fields and netted areas for the entire facility on Friday night's this winter in Romeoville. We will have better hours and be able to expand our fantastic skill sets! Hear the Roar!™
18U Xposure wins it all at Oakland University!
18U started their seasoin 5-0 in Auburn Hills, MI that played teams from Michigan and Canada. Two more players received college scholarship offers, putting the team at 100% player offers for Class of 2018 student-athletes.
15U Xposure Back-to-Back
Our 15U Xposure team has started the summer season with back-to-back championship game appearances! Fantastic start!
2019 11U Elite Squad July tryouts
Prospects Baseball™ intends to conduct tryouts for different levels of play at 11U. If two 11U squads, they will adopt to our newer identifiers as 11U National and 11U American. USSSA classifications will be determined in the fall.

2019 Prospects Baseball™ Squads
9U Prospects (Scott)
10U Prospects (O'Leary)
10U Prospects Orange (Request to Manage)
11U Prospects (Sloane)
12U Prospects Black (O'Malley)
12U Prospects Orange (Sidler)
13U Prospects Black (Higgins)
13U Prospects Orange (Sokachitch)
13U Prospects American (Neri)
14U Prospects Black (Gruca)
14U Prospects Orange (Cech)
14U Prospects American (TBA)
15U Prospects Xposure White (Las)
15U Prospects Xposure Red(Bochenek)
15U Prospects Xposure Navy (Styx)
16U Prospects Xposure (Gurgone)
17U Prospects Xposure (Bahnaman)
18U Prospects Xposure Navy (TBD)
18U Prospects Xposure Red (Husted)
 
PROSPECTS' CONTINUE TO HELP!
Prospects Baseball™ is making a donation to the Alzheimer's Foundation in honor of one of our manager's Moms that passed away. God Bless!
Coaches that wish to add a 9U, 10U, 11U or 12U
team for 2019 should contact
Coach Korbel ASAP at (708) 209-9399.
Prospects Baseball™ donated over $5,000 worth of equipment and baseball pants to non-profit teams in need of help! As featured on 670 The Score!
Prospects Baseball™ donated $200.00 to the Make A Wish Foundation in honor of one of our manager's Moms that passed away. God Bless!
Prospects Baseball™ purchased items that help benefit NFL Charities and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for the 2019 Griz Gala!
Prospects Baseball™ donated to LW District #210 for field and facility rental times and helped support LW Central's varsity baseball trip with a check donation toward transportation to Louisville, KY!
Prospects Baseball™ purchased jerky on behalf of currently rostered Xposure players to support LW Central Varsity baseball. The majority of Prospects' fieldhouse and field usage is granted by LW Central!
 
LWP MOKENA TRAINING FACILITY
THURSDAY
Thursday sessions will resume in the Fall.
 
BO DOME (LOCKPORT)
Prospects Baseball just added earlier field time on Saturday's at the Bo Dome for 2019 with cages, too! We also added the South Infield for a Sunday morning slot, with cages! Just Train, Baby!™

Under Armour Online Stores
The next session will be late July, after tryouts.



Xposure Alumnus and UW-Platteville Freshman Brendon Reifsteck
Named to All-WIAC Baseball Team


Bus #1 for Prospects Baseball made its debut at Harrah's for the parent meeting!


THREE 2019 PROSPECTS 12U TEAMS GRANDFATHERED FOR COOPERSTOWN DREAMS PARK
Prospects Travel Baseball will send up to 3 teams to Cooperstown in 2019!
PROSPECTS INCREASE TO 4TH TEAM FOR 2019 14U SQUADS AND TO ADD 3 XPOSURE HS TEAMS!
We have expanded our training and youth program to accommodate a 4th 14U team for 2019. This will provide more players
an opportunity to prepare for Prospects Xposure baseball in 2019-2020.
Keep the grades up and work hard! We begin looking at players year-round.

Official Prospects' caps available for $25, limited sizes, first-come-first-serve


Prospects Travel Baseball and Under Armour
agree on new 3-year branding deal.


2019 TRYOUTS
Begins July 9, 2018

Congratulations to these players and their families on their college commitments:

Includes 8 District #210 young men!

Luke Reilly - RHP (Visit/Offer)
(Spoon River M-WAC JUCO D-2)

Joey Pakula - C (Visit/Offer)
(Spoon River M-WAC JUCO D-2)

Collin Berry - OF/UTIL
(St. Ambrose University)

Adam Brown - C/MIF
(Triton College)

Trey Korbel - RHP
(Triton College)

Nate Davis - LHP
(Triton College)

Devin Smith - UTIL/RHP/LHH
(Triton College)

Matt Helwig - 3B/RHP
(University of WI - Parkside)

Jimmy Patock - 3B/RHP/RHH
(Joliet Junior College)

Andrew Pounder - RHP
(Rock Valley College)

Tyler Jasmin - 3B
(Kankakee Community College)

Scott Tucker - LHP
(Heartland Community College)

Blake Babec - C
(Butler University - Academic)

Brendon Reifsteck - SS
(University of Wisconsin - Platteville)

Taylor Irons - 3B/1B
(Rock Valley College)

Nick McAlister - SS/2B
(South Suburban College)


TRUE, TRADITIONAL TRAVEL BASEBALL PROGRAM!
Beyond the field of play


2017-18
UNIFORM BOARD

Teams will use our voice blast system and Team Snap to assign uniforms for each game.
Please refer to Team Snap.

Mandatory Items
Team Issued Equipment Bag
Team Issued Attire
Protective Cup
Hydrating Beverage
Recommended Items
Mouthpiece
HeartGuard
Headgear Cap Inserts

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