State AA Tournament Information Released
July 22, 2016
The Trappers will play Mandan on Tuesday, July 26, in the second game of the state play-in doubleheader (approx. 7pm). The tournament is being hosted at Jack Williams Stadium. The winner of the Trappers/Mandan game will advance to the 8-team tournament and face Fargo Post 2 on Wednesday. More information can be found at this link.
Trappers Top Grand Forks
July 21, 2016
The Post 400 Trappers found their groove early and kept the pressure on in their 9-5 non-conference win against Grand Forks Thursday night. Andrew Myer provided 5 quality plate appearances for the Trappers, going 2-2 in the game with 3 walks and 4 runs scored. One of his hits included a solo home run in the bottom of the 5th which put the Trappers up 9-2. Clutch hitting was also provided by Erik Engel, who went 2-5 with 3 RBIs and a run scored. Zach Staller pitched well for the Trappers, going 7 strong innings while giving up 4 runs to bump his record on the year to 2-0. Post 400 finishes out their conference schedule with a doubleheader against West Fargo at Bennett Field on Saturday night at 5:00 and 7:00.
Minot Sweeps Post 400
July 20, 2016
The Minot Vistas swept the Trappers by the scores of 10-1 and 2-0 on Wednesday night at Bennett Field. In the first game, the Vistas scored 5 runs in the 3rd inning, 3 in the 5th, and 2 in the 7th to power them to a 10-1 win. Post 400's Zach Staller went 2-3 with a run scored in the first game. Game 2 was closer for the Trappers, but they were unable to put a run across in the close 2-0 loss. Colton Frey threw a solid 6 2/3 innings for Post 400, allowing just 1 earned run while striking out 6. Grand Forks is the next opponent for the Post 400 Trappers, as the Royals come to Bennett Field on Thursday night for a non-conference 9 inning game.
West Fargo Tops Post 400 in Non-Conference Bout
July 19, 2016
Steady scoring from West Fargo proved to be too much for the Trappers in a 10-3 loss at Young Field in West Fargo on Tuesday night. The Patriots scored in every inning except the 3rd and 8th in the 9 inning game. Connor Ryan allowed 1 earned run in 3 innings pitched along with 3 strikeouts for Post 400 in the loss. The Trappers were led offensively by Erik Engel and Davis Lawley, who both had two hits in the game. The next fixtures for the Post 400 Trappers are two conference games against Minot on Wednesday night at Bennett Field.
3rd Place Finish for Trappers at Phil Brown Classic
July 17, 2016
By defeating Jamestown 6-5 in 8 innings on Sunday, the Trappers finished the Phil Brown Classic at Jack Brown Stadium by taking 3rd place. In pool play, Post 400 started by beating Jamestown by a score of 6-0 on Friday night. On Saturday, the Trappers lost to Gillette 11-1 in 5 innings. Also on Saturday, the tournament hosted a skills competition which included throwing for accuracy from the outfield, timed running from home to home, and a home run derby. Andrew Myer took home the home run derby championship by hitting 2 home runs in regulation, then hitting 1 to win it in overtime. On Sunday morning, Post 400 was defeated by Carrington 9-8, which put them into the 3rd place game on Sunday afternoon against Jamestown. Colton Frey led the Trappers offensively by spreading 5 hits and 3 runs over the weekend. Also, Austin Engel provided 4 hits, 4 RBIs, and 3 runs over the 4 games. Next up for the Trappers is a nonconference matchup with West Fargo at Young Field on Tuesday night at 5pm.
Raffle Winners Announced!
July 1, 2016
Thank you to everyone that participated in or sponsored the 2016 Fargo Metro Baseball Raffle. Your support of our program is very much appreciated and all of the proceeds go directly back into providing a quality baseball experience for the Trapper and Expos players. Congratulations to our top 3 winners:
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Post 400 Hosts 1st Annual Youth Camp
On June 8th and 9th, Post 400 Baseball hosted their 1st annual youth camp for kids ages 7-12. The players were instructed by both Trappers coaches and players, and were given instruction in the areas of hitting, pitching, infield, outfield, and baserunning. In addition, each participant received a Post 400 Baseball T-shirt, and a post-camp meal including hot dogs, chips, and Gatorade. Nearly 50 kids participated in the camp, and Post 400 looks forward to hosting similar camps in the future.
For a complete schedule listing, click here!