USA Baseball announced the 2019 18U National Team Trials roster on Friday, which includes the 40 players selected from the inaugural Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP) League, a premier development opportunity presented by Major League Baseball and USA Baseball, following the event's conclusion on Thursday. The 2019 18U National Team Trials will be held August 13-17 in Los Angeles.
The 2019 MLB First-Year Player Draft is just hours away as 13 members of the 2018 18U National Team will soon learn which of the 30 MLB organizations have called upon them to help guide the organization into the future.
USA Baseball has announced the 18U National Team coaching staff, highlighted by the return of American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Famer Jack Leggett as manager. Scott Bankhead, Gregg Ritchie and Gerald Laird will join Leggett on the staff in 2019.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced it has awarded the hosting rights of the U-18 Baseball World Cup 2021 to USA Baseball and the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida.
|Date||Opponent / Event||Venue / Location||Time (ET) / Score||Notes|
|Jun 14 to Jul 7||Prospect Development Pipeline League||
|Jul 21 to Jul 25||2019 17U National Team Development Program||
|Aug 13 to Aug 17||18U National Team Trials||
Los Angeles, Calif.
|Aug 18 to Aug 28||18U National Team Training||
Los Angeles, Calif. & Taiwan
|Aug 30||USA vs. South Africa WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup||
Gijang-Hyundai Dream Ballpark
Gijang, South Korea
|See full Schedule|
May 1, 2019
Check out the 2019 schedule for the USA Baseball National Training Complex located in Cary, North Carolina. In addition to the Collegiate National Team's summer tour, Cary will also host some of the premier youth baseball events in the country.
February 27, 2019
January 18, 2019
18UDecember 3, 2018
Bobby Witt Jr. (Colleyville, Texas) hit for the cycle and Jack Leiter (Summit, N.J.) was masterful on the mound as Team USA (9-0) defeated Panama 17-2 in the gold medal game of the 2018 COPABE U-18 Pan-American Championship on Sunday at Rico Cedeno Stadium.
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