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Big Bat Mustang Baseball signs deal with Tampa Bay Rays

By ThisIsReno


Big Bat Mustangs Baseball has announced it has finalized a deal with the Tampa Bay Rays to become the home of a 16-18 and under scout team for the Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise. For players to be eligible and invited to play on this team, they must be considered a NCAA Division 1 or MLB prospect.

“These scout teams are part of a very elite group of teams across the county,” said Ray Brookins, owner of Big Bat Mustang Baseball and Softball. “There are only a couple MLB supported scout teams in California, therefore we anticipate having players from hundreds of miles away be invited to play on this prestigious team. We also plan to have local athletes who fit the criteria be invited to play as well.”

Interested players please contact Big Bat Baseball at 775-287-0020.

Big Bat Mustangs Baseball and Softball recently opened its 22,500 square foot indoor baseball and softball training facility located at 250 Chism St., in Reno. Big Bat Mustangs Baseball and Softball is an affordable option for parents that allow their children ages 3-18 of all skill levels to not only learn baseball and softball skills, but also sportsmanship and leadership skill.

The training facility features two full infields, one with 70 foot bases and one with 60 foot bases, as well as six batting cages, one dirt pitching mound, two moveable mounds, video analysis, and the region’s most experienced coaches.

Tryouts will be conducted on Saturday, Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. for 8-16 year-old players for its travel baseball teams. For more information, call 775-657-6845.