Blog

Brian Holman wraps up succesful weekend at SBA

DSC wickswat and holman

SBA instructor,  Matt Wickswat, threw a bullpen for Brian Holman this weekend and Brian liked what he saw!  Brian is going to call The Mariners and Texas Rangers and recommend Matt as a good prospect for a minor league spot.  Matt has been working hard with SBA’s staff on his form and his velocity has improved to […]

Read More

Former Mariner Brian Holman to hold pitching clinic at SBA March 23rd

former Mariner Brian Holman at SBA

SBA is excited to have Brian Holman back this year at SBA.  Brian had a great major league career after being drafted in the first round by the Montreal Expos out of HS.  The enthusiasm and passion Brian brings to his clinics is un-matched.  It is not everyday you can meet and be taught the […]

Read More

HS Jamborees today! We will follow local HS players this season who worked at SBA

Sammamish Baseball Academy

What a great day to get the HS season off to a start!  Jamborees are being held at various fields throughout the state.  A jamboree consists of 4 teams and they usually play each other for a few innings.  This is not a game that counts towards the standings.  Next week is when the real […]

Read More

Coaching tips for a healthy pitching staff

Sammamish Baseball Academy

Felix Hernandez just got his first start of Spring training yesterday and the Mariners held him to 35 pitches or 2 innings.  Manager Eric Wedge said Felix would get 5 more starts before opening day and he was hoping Felix would be ready to go 95 pitches by then if needed.  We have a lot […]

Read More

Former Redmond HS stars lead the way at Oregon State

Sammamish Baseball Academy

Michael Conforto, a sophomore from Redmond HS broke out last week  and was named the Pac-12 player of the week.  He homered twice in one game against Bryant at home, the first a grand slam and the second a three run homerun.  Dylan Davis, also a sophomore from Redmond HS is an outfielder and pitcher.  Dylan is off […]

Read More

High School baseball season started Monday

Sammamish Baseball Academy

It is hard to believe the HS baseball season is underway.  A lot of the top HS players in the area have been working hard at SBA in the off-season.  Players from Redmond, Eastside Catholic, Eastlake, Skyline, Mt. Si, Bothell, Shorewood, Bellevue, Newport, Issaquah, and more have participated in work-outs or have been taking lessons from our […]

Read More

SBA’s top five coaching tips

Sammamish Baseball Academy

Most of the Local  Little Leagues have already had their evaluations and drafts.  Teams are formed and coaches are eagerly planning their first practices.  SBA has been giving little league clinics for coaches the past 4 years.  Our Professional staff has many years of combined coaching experience and most are High School head or assistant […]

Read More

SBA Weighs in on the Felix signing by the Mariners

Sammamish Baseball Academy

Felix just became the richest pitcher in MLB history.  Do you think Justin Verlander (Detroit Tigers) or Clayton Kershaw (LA Dodgers) will get a bigger contract? Mariner fans…Would you rather have Felix for 7 years or go after someone like Mike Trout or Bryce Harper to build your team around? read more….  check out this article […]

Read More

SBA instructor Zach Habben enters first year as Mt. Si HS head coach

Sammamish Baseball Academy

SBA wants to congratulate Zach Habben for getting the head coaching position at Mt. Si HS…He is a great fit in replacing Elliot Cribby, who departed for the college ranks last summer as  the pitching coach and head of recruiting at Texas Abilene Christian.  The Wildcats will be two years removed from winning the State […]

Read More

SBA’s baseball quotes of the day

Sammamish Baseball Academy

“I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to get the hitters to miss the ball and started trying to make them hit the ball”—Sandy Koufax Why does everybody stand up and sing  ” take me out to the ballgame” when they are already there?

Read More
×

SIGN UP FOR SUMMER CAMPS TODAY Learn more