The Albuquerque Isotopes held their first of two Youth Skills Clinics today at Isotopes Park. Led by Manager Lorenzo Bundy, hitting coach Franklin Stubbs, pitching coach Glenn Dishman, strength and conditioning coach Travis Smith, pitchers Red Patterson, Geison Aguasviva, Steve Ames and Kelvin De La Cruz, with catchers Stephen Cilladi and Damaso Espino were on hand to teach nearly 120 participants the fundamentals.
The Isotopes and McDonald's have partnered for another fun-filled season which will again include a second Youth Skills Clinics next month put on by your Topes players and coaches. Boys and girls between the ages of 5 and 15 can still sign up for our second clinic on Saturday, August 10 starting at 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the ballpark.
Each child who signs up will receive instruction from Isotopes players and coaches, an Isotopes hat, post-clinic lunch provided by McDonald's and two Reserved Level ticket vouchers. The cost is $50 per child. To fill out an application, visit abqisotopes.com as spaces are limited for the clinic. Only a few spots are left, so act now to get your chance to learn from the pros!
Between the two clinics in 2012, the Isotopes were able to help teach over 250 children some important baseball skills and are ready to continue the trend. In the last ten years, the Isotopes have hosted more than 2,000 kids for their always-popular and ever-informative clinics.
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