Always wanted to play professional baseball? Do you think you have what it takes?
Well the St. Paul Saints have issued their annual open invitation to tryouts on May 7th.
On Thursday, May 7 the Saints will hold their annual open tryout at CHS Field, 360 Broadway St in Saint Paul. It’s free to tryout and registration begins at 9:00 a.m. at the front gate of the ballpark located on Broadway St. The tryout begins at 10:00 a.m. Each person showing up should come baseball ready in baseball attire, cleats, bring their own glove and a wood bat for position players. All participants can showcase their talents at only one position.
Infielders will go through various defensive drills and show off their arms across the diamond. Outfielders will show their range and showcase their arm as well. All position players will have a chance to take a few swings.
Pitchers will throw bullpen sessions while catchers will get behind the dish and show their ability to block balls and throw out baserunners.
If the tryout is rained out it will be rescheduled for the next day, on Friday, May 8 at 10:00 a.m.
The Saints can carry a maximum of 28 players into spring training, will trim the roster to 23 at the beginning of the season and must be down to the league maximum of 22 after the first 10 days of the season.
For more information about the tryout contact the Saints at 651-644-6659 or visit saintsbaseball.com.
The Saints 2015 season, the inaugural year at CHS Field, begins on May 21 with a 7:05 p.m. game against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks.