SMOKIES STADIUM TO HOST PITCH, HIT & RUN COMPETITION

Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley Compete on March 14

March 13, 2018 2:27 PM

SEVIERVILLE - The Tennessee Smokies have announced they will host a free Major League Baseball Pitch, Hit & Run Competition at Smokies Stadium in collaboration with Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley on Wednesday, March 14th at 3:00 p.m. Pitch, Hit & Run is the official skills competition of Major League Baseball. This grassroots program is designed to provide Club members with an opportunity to compete, free of charge, in a competition that recognizes individual excellence in core baseball/softball skills. This competition is exclusively for Club members. 

 

Boys  and girls are divided into four age divisions: 7/8, 9/10, 11/12, 13/14 and have the chance to advance through four levels of competition, including Team Championships at major League ballparks and the National Finals at the 2018 MLB All-Star Game.

 

The individual Pitching, Hitting and Running Competitions, along with the all-Around Champion in each age and gender group at the Local Competition will be awarded and advance to the Sectional Level of Competition.

 

For questions concerning the completion, please contact Carlye Clark at (865) 232-1118 or cclark@bgctnv.org

 

The Smokies will commence their 2018 home campaign against the Jackson Generals on Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The full schedule for this season and information regarding tickets can be found online at smokiesbaseball.com, or by calling the Smokies Ticket Office at 865-286-2300.

 

 

ABOUT THE TENNESSEE SMOKIES

The Tennessee Smokies are the Double-A affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Members of the ten-team Southern League, Smokies baseball has been entertaining families and fans of America's national pastime in the East Tennessee region for over 100 years. To learn more about the Tennessee Smokies, visit www.smokiesbaseball.com

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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