Bronco Division (ages 11-12)

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Monday July 27 Game   Field
6:00 Game 1 Phillies v Dodgers Optimist
6:00 Game 2 Mariners v Mets Rankin
8:00 Game 3 Twins v Giants Optimist
Tuesday July 28     Field
6:00 Game 4 Braves v W1 Optimist
6:00 Game 5 W2 v W3 Rankin
8:00 Game 6 L2 v L3 Optimist
8:00 Game 7 L1 v L5 Rankin
Wednesday July 29     Field
6:00 Game 8 L4 v W6 Rankin
6:00 Game 9 W4 v W5 Optimist
8:00 Game 10 W8 v W7 Optimist
Thursday July 30     Field
6:00 Game 11 L9 v W10 Optimist
8:00 CHAMPIONSHIP GAME  
       
Friday July 31 Home Away Field
6:00 If losing team hasn’t lost Optimist

 

 (11-12 years old)

The Bronco Division Coordinator is Melissa Burnett.. Any questions can be directed to Melissa at lissa0385@gmail.com .

Players must turn 11 on or before August 31, 2020 in order to play in this division

Playing Season: Practices and games start Mid-May depending on weather and the condition of the playing fields, and runs through mid July.  Two games and two practices are scheduled per week, with the possibility of a Friday practice.

Game Duration and start times:  Games are 6 innings in duration starting promptly at 6:00pm and 8:00pm, and are to last no longer than 1 hour - 50 minutes. No inning shall start after 7:40pm (early game) or 9:40pm (late game).

Umpires will officiate all games.

Players will pitch and catch at games.

Fundamentals taught: All Mustang fundamentals, dropped third strike, base-running, more bunting, 2-strike hitting, infield fly rule, proficient at cut-offs, one hop throws from outfield, double plays, IBL rules specific to the Bronco division.  Pitching fundamentals taught: Mustang fundamentals, pitch from the wind-up, hold runners on base, pick offs to all bases, pitching strategies, and pitching rules.

Required equipment: Plastic baseball cleats (NO metal cleats), baseball glove, cup recommended in this age bracket (required for all catchers).

Bat size:  In conjunction with USA Baseball and its other participating national member organizations, PONY Baseball has adopted the new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat). Effective January 1, 2018, with the exception of -3 (BBCOR certified), all other 2 1/4" and 2 5/8" barrel bats with a minus factor of (-5, -7, -9, etc.), must be USABat certified with the USABat licensing stamp on the bat in order to be used for league and tournament play. All 2 1/4" and 2 5/8" minus factor bats -5, -7, -9, etc. used in 2017 will be illegal to use in 2018.

$235 Registration Fee includes: Team baseball hat, team shirt, baseball pants, belt and socks.

Bronco FieldsMorning Star Field 2, Optimist Field & Rankin Field