Majors

The Majors tryouts will be held Saturday (January 28th) at the Linedrive facility in San Rafael. The address is: 3160 Kerner Blvd, San Rafael, CA 94901.

 

All players entering the Majors Draft are required to tryout. We will be conducting the tryouts in 2 groups as follows:

 

9:00am – 11:00am - Players w/ last name beginning with “A thru K”

 

11:00am – 1:00pm – Players w/ last name beginning with “L thru Z”

 

Please note the following critical details: - Arrive 15-20 Minutes Early – Please have your players arrive, ready to play ball, at least 15 minutes before their scheduled tryout for check-in.

 

Linedrive Waiver Release / Facility Registration – Please go online and register your player(s) prior to the tryout. You should click on the “Registration” tab on the Linedrive website NOTE – Players will not be able to use the facility unless / until the Waiver Registration is complete. Please do this in advance.

 

Attire & Gear – Players should come ready to play baseball with their hat and glove. DO NOT WEAR CLEATS. The tryouts will be indoors on turf, so athletic sneakers are best. The league will provide batting helmets and bats for the hitting portion of the tryout. - Draft – The Majors Draft will be conducted Saturday evening following the tryout. Players will be notified of the draft results on Sunday (Jan 29th). Expect practices to commence immediately following the draft. - Supplemental Tryout – Please do your absolute best to make tryouts during your scheduled time.

 

For those few players that are unable to make the Saturday tryout, we will be holding a short Supplemental Tryout on Friday evening (January 27th) at Linedrive from 7:00pm – 8:00pm. All details mentioned above still apply. Please let us know in advance if you plan to attend the Supplemental Tryout.

If you have any questions, please contact the Major’s Rep:


Jay Sternberg

(415) 497-3708

jay.sternberg@colliers.com

Following tryouts on January 28th, a draft is conducted  

 

  • Players who played TCLL Majors last year will be automatically placed back on their teams, and therefore should not attend tryouts

  • New players must attend tryouts and are then drafted onto a team until all rosters are full

  • Each team will have exactly 12 players, so the math usually requires that some new players be placed into the Minors draft

  • All 12 year olds at tryouts will be drafted onto a Majors team  

  • 11s (and 5th grade 10s) who have played two years of Minors are usually drafted onto a Majors team

  • Most 11s and some 10s who played one year of Minors are drafted onto a Majors team if space allows and if the player demonstrates at tryouts that s/he is prepared for this level

  • 11s and 10s with no Minors (live pitching) experience are expected to play Minors

  • While we require all new 12s and 11s to attend try-outs, we also invite any 10s who would like to attend  

  • For some advanced 10s, it can be a positive experience to participate in tryouts, if only to get a glimpse into what is to come in future years  

  • 10s who don’t feel prepared to play Majors need not attend tryout

  • Most players should play 2 years at the Majors level, typically at ages 11 & 12


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