Minors Baseball

The Minors division is full-fledged baseball and focuses on refining basic skills and getting a better understanding of offensive and defensive strategies. Players pitch from the full 46-foot pitching distance for the first time.

A Tournament Team (or “All Stars”) from this division may enter the Provincial Tournament at the end of the season. See the tournament page for more information.

Who can play?

  • “League Age” 9 – 10 year olds
  • Other ages may play up or down as appropriate
  • New and experienced players are welcome
  • Players are selected through mandatory assessments to ensure teams have balanced skill levels

What is included?

  • A hat and t-shirt style jersey that players get to keep!
  • A team/individual photo
  • Use of basic playing equipment (bats, helmets, catchers gear)

What is needed?

  • Jock/Jill (groin protection)
  • Glove
  • Grey baseball pants
  • Cleats

Other recommended items include a personal batting helmet and batting gloves.

Parent Expectations

Parents are expected to help with the following:

  • Field setup and takedown
  • Scorekeeping (one scorekeeper from each team is required for a game to be played)
  • Volunteering in the concession
  • Helping the coach: Dugout manager or base coach during games; first baseman, catcher etc. during practices

The team’s head coach will ask for volunteers and set up a parent volunteer schedule.

Team Schedule

Games:

  • 2 per week played against other National teams and Little Leagues throughout Greater Victoria (Beacon Hill, Central Saanich, Hampton, Lakehill, and Layritz)

Practices:

  • 1 – 2 per week as set by the head coach