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Reply by wareagle

Try playing for a team that has 3 kids on varsity and one more on the way next year with the same last name as the head coach. Many kids...

Reply by Coach Koz

My son is still in the 7th grade and he has been primarily a SS/P in his young career but when we practice and when I coach his rec...

Reply by PABaseball

I'm definitely relaxed, just posing a question to see if others have been in a similar situation as a coach or parent. But I also don't...

Reply by PABaseball

I get the thought process behind that, and it makes sense. I'm sure he is capable of playing other positions, but having almost played...

Reply by nycdad

So those bottom feeder D1s are right in my 2020's wheelhouse. In particular those in the northeast. For him, some are also schools where...

Reply by Dominik85

Relax, at 14 he doesn't have to play varsity yet. Just continue to get better and in a year or so he will play whether at ss or...

Reply by baseballmom

Francis7, why not suggest that those "parents of Juniors vying for varsity" have their son(s) ask the coach? He is the only one...

Reply by 57special

If your son can play SS, then there is no way in hell that he can't adjust and play 3B. For that matter, he should also be able to play...

Reply by cabbagedad

Francis, please explain why that parent would be interested. I'm having a particularly hard time with this one.

Reply by cabbagedad

I actually hadn't thought about my own kid with this until some others mentioned their sons' journeys. It was a different situation than...

Reply by RJM

I believe there are parents who worry about too many insignificant issues. Their focus should be on emotionally supporting their kid.
RJM

Reply by RJM

What started my thought process was tracking a kid in a bottom feeder D1 conference. When I noticed all the teams were 5-10 or worse...
RJM

Reply by Francis7

You don't think that parents of current juniors who are vying for varsity and who have yet to letter aren't interested in this type of ...

Reply by Trust In Him

Learn and excel at a different position. It will make him a valuable recruit if it is shown he is the best at several positions. Son...

Reply by Coach Koz

Believe me, I get it. I have a 13 year old and I know I have to bite my tongue sometimes as well as push him to be hos own man. A kid...

Reply by RJM

Yes, when there’s a purpose. No, when it takes on the relevance of Cliff Klaven knowledge. The only person who needs to know in this...
RJM

Reply by PABaseball

He's been getting ABs late in games and innings in the field at SS and 3B (although it isn't always pretty at third). He has always...

Reply by CatsPop

Link to conference strength currently through Sunday's games: http://warrennolan.com/baseball/2019/conferencerpi MAC is ranked 23rd of...
CatsPop

Reply by PABaseball

None taken, although I did directly mention that I would not do any of those things. Even though it is not directly my business, it is...

Reply by Buckeye 2015

I'm certain that it's not a rule in Ohio. I can't imagine that the state wants to have to track that information...it would be a nightmare
Buckeye 2015

Reply by CoachB25

I must stand corrected. However, I've never heard of a state keeping track of a school's letter-winners. If some of you would who...
CoachB25

Reply by KTCOTB

There are more factors at play, yes. And you are probably right- my son does not love baseball anymore. Ask yourself this though, if you...

Reply by RJM

Several years ago Florida State had an all conference shortstop. A coach was fired from another college. He was brought in as an...
RJM

Reply by Midlo Dad

I will also tell you the story of Keith Werman, a class of 2008 grad from a high school in northern VA. Keith's older brother, Kyle, had...
Midlo Dad

Reply by ironhorse

Don't know the situation, but it would seem like something's missing. To me, your kids only way on the field (assuming he is good...

Reply by Midlo Dad

Given that your older boy is a Power 5 recruit, I take it you're aware of the process and from that, I'm going to guess that your 2022...
Midlo Dad

Reply by cabbagedad

As has been said, each state/sanction has different rules and it's pretty easy to find what applies to yours. In our state, you can...

Reply by cabbagedad

Pa, where does 2022 play when he is brought up? And, does he play ss for his travel team? Assuming he stays on the same track with his...

Reply by Buckeye 2015

I agree with others....take this opportunity to learn whatever position he can play if it gets him on the field. Son's freshman class at...
Buckeye 2015

Reply by PitchingFan

Yes coaches do keep up with it and report it if there is a rule. We had a team in our conference that kept up with every other team and...

Reply by PitchingFan

Be encouraging but the one big thing is what does your 2019 think? If my son who is a 2019 also thought something was wrong, he would...

Reply by Buckeye 2015

A couple big things for the kid and the team this weekend. He got his first college home run...a line drive to left that I think was...
Buckeye 2015

Reply by SultanofSwat

You are not the coach. What are you even talking about? Quit getting worked up. Just enjoy the games. Enjoy your son. [I am speaking as...
SultanofSwat

Reply by Francis7

This has nothing to do with my kid. It's an open question not specific to any individual. It's folly to assume that everything is about...

Reply by CTbballDad

Tough spot. Kid in our high school was blocked by football coach's son at QB. Kid was a far superior player. After discussing with coach...

Reply by russinfortworth

Sometimes PO's that don't pitch during the week can go down and get work in a JV game. I think that once regular season starts there is...
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