December 12th, 2014

Joe Hayden had a very clear vision. He felt the greatest asset this country has is its youth. He carried this belief with him until his recent passing. His wish was for the program to carry on. 

It is our mission to carry on his legacy. Papa Joe left us with many things: the Midland Baseball tradition, a beautiful complex, and the resources to ensure his legacy would not falter. He left us stability and a foundation on which his principals would endure.

As the Midland Baseball program carries on, we will always have his ideals embedded in our program and the players who comprise it.

This was his dream, this was his final wish, this is his legacy!
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  December 12th, 2014

The radio voice of the Cincinnati Reds, Marty Brennaman, remembered Papa Joe and his legacy very fondly on air recently.

Take a listen here!

  October 17th, 2014
Redskins Prepare for Perfect Game Fall Championships in Jupiter, FL Oct. 23-27.

For entire pool selections please visit Perfect Game USA - World's Largest Baseball Scouting Service.

Pool M
 
Team Top Pos. Player RK Class Top Pitcher RK Class Manager
DBacks Langley Blaze Ryan Howe
 
T1000 2015 Kristjan Storrie
 
231 2015 Doug Mathieson
 
Midland Redskins D.J. Wilson
 
65 2015 Dion Henderson
 
125 2016 Brian Hiler
Palm Beach Select 17u Matthew Morales
 
337 2015 Brock Minich
 
460 2015 John Ober 
 
PG Team Northeast Austin Bates 69 2017 Emmett Harkins 348 2016 Todd Rizzo
Reds Midwest Scout Team Joshua Stowers
 
170 2015 Anthony Holubecki
 
36 2016 Andy Stack

Patrick Ebert's Projected Pool Winner:
Midland Redskins

D.J. Wilson, Midland Redskins

The Redskins are built for a long tournament run, with a solid foundation built up the middle of the diamond with strong pitching, defense and speed. Outfielder D.J. Wilson provides a lot of that speed and will serve as the catalyst for a lineup that includes numerous top prospects from the 2016 class including catcher Tyler Duvall, infielders Gavin Lux and Austin McNicholas and outfielder Chase Murray. The staff is particularly loaded with southpaws that live in the upper-80s, such as Sage Diehm, Dion Henderson and Ty Hoecker, while Connor Kaiser will provide valuable two-way contributions.

Todd Gold's Dark Horse:

Reds Midwest Scout Team

This team has made a habit of playing on championship Monday in recent years and after their showing the Kernels Foundation qualifier tournament in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, this team looks quite formidable. While lacking an elite prospect, the Reds are a team that fits the description of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts due to the fact that they have both depth and versatility.

What To Watch For:

Midland Redskins-Reds Midwest Scout Team Matchup

This is one of the best matchups of pool play, with a pair of hand-picked teams that are deep and talented matching up in a game that could decide the pool winner. Both teams are aware of that and are likely to line up their pitching accordingly. The Redskins have an edge in the athleticism department but the Reds are well prepared having spent the fall competing together and thus should be sharp and ready.
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  September 30th, 2014

The Midland Redskins would like to wish good luck to our former players who will be participating in this year's Fall Classic:

St. Louis Cardinals

Mike Matheny
Tyler Lyons

Detroit Tigers

James McCann

Kansas City Royals

Eric Hosmer
Johnny Giovatella
Christian Colon


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  September 19th, 2014

The Midland Redskins were recently ranked 3rd in the nation by Perfect Game. Full rankings can be found at Perfect Game USA - World's Largest Baseball Scouting Service.


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