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Tuckahoe Little League Majors / Minors Baseball Placement Process

Tuckahoe Little League is implementing a new process for placing players in Majors and Minors divisions.

  • League age 11 and 12 year old players who were on a TLL Majors team for the 2017 Spring season will remain on the same Majors teams and do not need to attend the evaluation.
  •  All other league age 10, 11, and 12 year old players must participate in at least one skills assessment at Tuckahoe Sports, Inc. (TSI) on one of the dates indicated below.
  •  A league age 10 or 11 year-old player must attend at least one skills assessment to be eligible for Majors baseball.  Failure to attend will result in placement in the Minors.
  •  Majors managers will draft their teams following the skills assessment.  Majors rosters will be final at the conclusion of the draft.  
    All 12 year-olds will automatically be drafted to a Majors team.
  • Any player not drafted on to a Majors team will be drafted on to a Minors team.
  • Any player who would like a second assessment may attend the February 15 assessment.

Every player who was not on a Majors team in 2017 must attend at least one skills assessment, even if a player intends to play in the Minors. The skills assessment is necessary for both the Majors draft AND the Minors draft.  

Majors players will be notified and practice will begin the week of February 19.  Minors players will be notified and practice will begin the week of March 5.

Players must wear tennis shoes (no cleats) and bring a helmet and glove to the skills assessment.


Key Changes

  • No cuts.  All players remain on the Majors or Minors team that drafts them.
  • League age 10 and 11 year old players must attend at least one skills assessment to be eligible for Majors.  If there are special circumstances preventing attendance, contact the Player Agent
  • Every player will be evaluated for placement in Majors by all of the Majors managers.
  • No tryout practices.  All team practices will be preparing the team for the season.

Tryouts Dates and Times

Age

Last Name

Dates and Arrival Times

10

A through L

Sat. Feb. 10 at 2:50

Thurs. Feb 15 at 6:00, if missed Feb 10 or want a second assessment


10

M through Z

Sat. Feb. 10 at 4:00

Thurs. Feb 15 at 6:00, if missed Feb 10 or want a second assessment


11

A through L

Mon. Feb. 12 at 5:50

Thurs. Feb 15 at 6:00, if missed Feb 12 or want a second assessment


11

M through Z

Mon. Feb. 12 at 7:00

Thurs. Feb 15 at 6:00, if missed Feb 12 or want a second assessment


12

All 12s

Mon. Feb. 12 at 7:30

Thurs. Feb 15 at 6:00, if missed Feb 12 or want a second assessment

More about the skills assessment process is available here.

If a scheduling conflict prevents attendance at an assigned time, contact the Baseball Player Agent at Linwood.Robinson@tuckahoe.org.


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