• Read These "Scouting Reports" after you've read my previous blo

    Posted February 23, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    Class of 2015 (in alphabetical order)William Baker, OF, Lee’s Summit West HS, Class of 2015:Baker is a 5-foot-11, 145-pound outfielder who showed ability to quickly get to the ball with a big crow hop keeping his momentum toward his target. All of his throws were on a line, with a top throw of...

  • Combine/All State teams

    Posted February 23, 2013 by Brent Ronan

    The new ninebaseball.net has all combine information now posted.  For the younger leader boards, I do not have "hometowns" listed.  If you are on the leader board please reply back to this message with your information so I can update the site.     We are working on a database ...

  • Showcases, camps, rankings and special events

    Posted February 22, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    I've written quite a bit on this subject but wanted to continue keep you informed of the importance (or lack-thereof) of showcases, camps and rankings.    Let's start with rankings.  In short, they mean very little, if anything, to the people who matter most; College Coaches. ...

  • Spring Visits to Colleges By Team

    Posted February 12, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    Each year I go to Coastal Carolina's spring tournament to watch some great college baseball and get out of the Northeast weather for a weekend. The CCU coaches look forward to our players coming down, too. They give us a tour and treat us very well. This year our visit is on Feb. 22-25. Teams p...

  • 2013 Summer Schedules By Team (official)

    Posted February 12, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    14U Spring (Red and Blue)4-6/7 Triple Crown Yorktown, VA4-20/21 Triple Crown, Richmond, VA 14U National (Lance Mueller)Feb. 9th Team meetings. Individual pictures, clinics. New player/family orientation.  Pocono DomeMarch 17 Chandler DayMarch 24. Team College Visit, Univ. Maryland Team visit vs...

  • All Chandler Day Details

    Posted February 6, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    All Chandler Day this Saturday is shaping up to be one of our best events ever.    See more details here......    See Clinic Your Schedule Here   *If there is a glaring error and we must change your time slots we need to know immediately. Please DO NOT sene me an ...

  • Cooperstown Lodging Info

    Posted February 5, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    Hi Mark - Having been up to Cooperstown with Cooper, I recall that lodgings are typically needed to be booked often months in advance.  Now that the team is set, I was just starting to think about this and especially with the big weekend coming up am thinking it might be a good time to give a h...

  • Success is for you!

    Posted January 30, 2013 by Mark Helsel

    Listen carefully to successful people all over the world and they will tell you one thing. Opportunity quietly surrounds you. Information and knowledge are within your reach. Prosperity is silently knocking at your door. Victory mysteriously awaits you. Subtle and elusive as it may seem, there is no...

  • Specifics on combine events

    Posted January 19, 2013 by Linda Ronan

    The Nine Combine is a comprehensive baseball talent evaluation system. This proprietary evaluation system completely accesses a players ability in all measurable aspects of the game.  Our system uses a measurement tool at every station (radar guns, stop watch, jump meter, tape measure...

  • 1/26 Nine Baseball Open Combine

    Posted January 13, 2013 by Brent Ronan

    I wanted to touch base with everyone at Chandler regarding the 1/26 Nine Baseball open combine event on Janurary 26th in Palmyra.  Chandler players DO NOT have to attend unless they still have to do their "winter" combine, are filming a video or are doing lessons with Jaime Evans.  All Cha...