Michigan Travel Baseball

18U Team Tryouts and Looking for Player Notices

NOTE TO PLAYERS: MTB recommends that you contact the team prior to the scheduled tryout. Dates, times, and locations are subject to change at any time. Informing a team of your interest allows them to contact you in case of any changes. Good luck!


A player's league age is determined by the player's age on April 30th.

Brighton Bulldogs 18U
City/Area:Brighton League:KVBSA
Contact:Mike Baitinger
586-943-0196
mbaitinger@yahoo.com
Team Info: A coach will contact players whether they are chosen or not within one week after the last day of tryouts.

All players selected for a team will pay a player fee of $500 for baseball and $450 for softball.

Fee covers the cost of uniforms, field maintenance and preparation, insurance, gym fees for off season training, fundraising, league fees and umpire fees.

Players may also be asked to take part in additional fundraising activities.

We participate in KVBSA and play teams from Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne Counties and participate in weekend tournaments throughout the state.

Travel teams play a 30 40 game schedule (including tournaments) starting in early April and playing into July.

If you are interested in coaching or know someone who is interested, contact Mike Baitinger
Tryout Notes:To be eligible for a place on the travel team in your age group, you must attend one session, but both sessions are strongly recommended.
Please show up regardless of the weather.

Tryout Schedule:
DateTimeLocation
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Lakes Area Dodgers 18U
City/Area:Keego Harbour   
Contact:John Hodgins
248 390 2559
lakesareadodgers5@yahoo.com
Team Info:The Lakes Area Dodgers will participate in quality tournaments in order to give the players exposure to top competition as well as exposure to college coaches.

The team will participate at Perfect Game in Georgia.

Looking for 17U and 18U players but will take a good 16U player.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts have concluded and the team is interested in acquiring more pitchers to depth the teams strength in large tournaments. The team is interested in acquiring an infielder and a catcher.
Contact team to arrange a private tryout.

Livingston Hurricanes 18U
City/Area:Metro Detroit   
Contact:Gregg
248-207-6604
lori_m0@yahoo.com
Team Info:The team is comprised of all players with collegiate potential.

We will play in 5-6 College Showcase tournaments (UM/MSU/WMU/CMU, etc.). Established 18U team looking for 3-4 players who were lost to graduation/playing college ball.

Catchers and pitchers are of immediate need but all will be considered.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts/evaluations are being done currently and through early/mid August.

Michigan Inferno 18U
City/Area:Oakland and Macomb counties   
Contact:General Manager Gary James
586-764-9378
solid.contact50@yahoo.com
Team Info:Showcase style teams designed to get the players exposure and teach them what it takes to play college ball some day.

Most of the players on these teams come from Oakland or Macomb counties but other areas can still try out. Players must be high school or highly experienced ball players.

Inferno plays one of the toughest and most demanding schedules around because to be the best you must play the best and always challenge yourself if you have aspirations to play college baseball.

The Inferno will play 7 to 9 high level tournaments around the country to challenge the players and get them the exposure needed to get noticed by the college scouts and coaches.

We have top coaches and training facility to get the players ready in the off season and the instruction and advice to have success during the summer season.
Tryout Notes:Contact General Manager Gary James to register for try outs dates will be announced soon but all players must register to be eligible for try outs.

Michigan Marlins 18U
City/Area:Oakland / Macomb   
Contact:Steve
248-943-9543
elitesports2011@yahoo.com
Team Info:Summer travel team. 5-6 tournments per summer. Also we play fall baseball wood bat league. We have practice Jan thru Mar at our indoor practice facility.
Tryout Notes:Contact us via email for fall and summer workout times. Llooking for dedicated players to join core players. All positions open. Great group of players.

Motor City Mechanics Baseball Club 18U
City/Area:Macomb County League:AABA
Contact:Joseph Zilafro
586.855.4972
jzilafro@comcast.net
Team Info:We play AAA/Elite tournaments, AABA independent federation and fall league, 45 - 50 games.

We are coached by college players (Cam Walker - Wayne State, Pat Dulapa Mount Union) and high school varsity head coaches.

We have the best facilities in Macomb County; Fraser Varsity Field, De La Salle BRAC and Total Soccer.
Tryout Notes:Tryouts are every practice / week. All positions considered.