SBA News

Sign up for SBA’s 2015 summer camps today!

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Come join the fun this summer for SBA’S 12th annual summer camps!  Beaver Lake Ball Fields, Marymoor Park, and Big Finn Hill Park are this years locations.  These sell out every year so join a camp today!  SBA’s professional instructors along with current HS and college baseball players will run the camps.  We will do stations […]

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Check out the changes to SBA’s 2015 FALL BALL

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Join Sammamish Baseball Academy’s  2015 Fall Ball Program!  Please scroll to bottom of the page to sign up today! SBA’s Fall Ball Program has grown into the biggest and best in the area.  We are entering our 6th year and each year we improve our programs! Last  year we had over 150 individuals and 22 […]

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Baseball after Little League night announced

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SBA will host the 4th annual Baseball AFTER Little League- Parent information night June 24th from 7-8pm at SBA If your child is in their last year of Little League and wants to play next year, we encourage parents to attend this free event. SBA owner, Kirk Hansell will lead the discussion about select baseball, […]

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Local High School teams competing at State today!

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Newport and Skyline HS qualified for the state playoffs last week by being the top two teams in the rugged Kingco 4A  playoffs.  For all the playoff venues and updated scores click on WIAA Playoffs for more information.  Skyline plays today at 10am vs. top ranked Snohomish at Everett Memorial stadium and Newport faces Timberline […]

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Big News- SBA Extends lease 5 years and will undergo major renovation!

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I am proud to announce some big news from SBA.  We have extended our current lease and will stay put for the next 5 years and more!  We will temporarily shut our doors July 6th and go through a major renovation over the summer and re-open in late August.  On the renovation list is to […]

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SBA’s top tips on 2 strike hitting

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Two strike hitting.….Every  ball player will face this situation over and over in their careers.  I once had a HS player come up to me and express his concern over getting a curve ball with two strikes because he just could not hit a curve ball to save his life!  My advice to this certain […]

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Coaches’ Corner…Communication on the field? How to create Genuine chatter!

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As a current coach and a former player.   I am constantly amazed at how little communication happens on the baseball field.  I have discussed this with many different coaches at many different age levels.  We have a lack of communication in Baseball that is an epidemic!  As a High School coach I cannot stand […]

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A player’s responsibility: SBA’s tips on succeeding as a ball player

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How does a player get better?  Lessons, the latest gear, move to a supposedly better team or organization? Those might be good ideas but the bulk of the answer comes from a player’s responsiblity to him or her self.  In chapter 8 of the book “The Mental Game of Baseball” the focus is on personal responsibility.   In this day […]

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SBA’s top tips on stealing third base

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We have covered getting out of the box, leading off and stealing second base, and plenty of information on how being a heads up ball player can turn even a slow player into a base running threat.  Go to SBA’s website, http://www.sbabaseballacademy.com/news/and check out all of my articles and top tips on hitting and base running. Stealing […]

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What we can learn from Yankee pitcher Masahiro Tanaka

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I was lucky enough to see Tanaka live this week as the M’s took on the Yankees at Safeco.  Tanaka struck out 11 Mariners and lost his shutout bid to a Robinson Cano HR in the ninth inning.  I really like M’s new manager Loyd McClendon, who after every game during his post game interview […]

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