** DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 **

COVID-19 WAIVER - Please fill this form out and bring it with you to hand in at your check in. 

* Players on rosters 1-4 will report July 15th, at 7:45 AM to their assigned field.
* Players on rosters 5-6 will report July 15th, at 1:30 PM to their assigned field. 

The 2020 Jr. NYS Games will mark our third year of the event and will take place July 15th in Cortland, NY. Last year alone, 100 empire state players traveled to Central NY, to compete in front of our staff, in one location. The Jr. NYS Games also serves as the qualifier for "TEAM NY" for the 2020 Junior Future Games in Georgia in late July, early August (2024-2025 graduates).

* Currently we are in talks with the Village of Cortlandville on whether spectators and/or coaches will be allowed in attendance. Parents will have FREE access to the live-streaming. Players are free to leave after their double header is completed. EVERYTHING is subject to change given the current circumstances with COVID-19. We will deliver any changes as prompt as we can. 

2020 ROSTERS 

--JR. NYS Games Rosters--

Note: Players are listed alphabetically. Find your team and then refer to the above schedule for your respective time slot. 

Jr. NYS GAMES OUTLINE


July 15
NOTE: 
* Wednesday: Teams 1-4 (AM) / Teams 5-6 (PM)

AM (Teams 1,2,3,4)
7:45am: Player Check-in 
8:15am: Active warmup
8:30am: 60
8:45am: Batting Practice - on Trackman and Blastmotion
9:30am: Defensive workout 
10:15am: Prepare for Game Play
10:30am: Simulated Game (Innings TBD)
1:30pm: Players leave after simulated game play

PM (Teams 5 & 6)
1:30pm: Position Player Check-in 
2:15pm: Active warmup
2:30pm: 60
2:45: Batting Practice
3:30pm: Defensive workout 
4:15pm: Prepare for Game Play - pitchers on trackman
4:30pm: Simulated Game
7:00pm: Players leave after game play


Batting Practice

- Social distance active stretch
- Cage flips. 
- On Field BP with Trackman & Blast
- Protocol to be announced concerning baseball pick up (shagging)

Defensive Workout 
- After BP players will throw (OF,C on RF line and MIF/Corners on LF line)
- The defensive workout will include video and arm strength measurements for each player's profile.
- These workouts will take approximately 30 minutes with the following format: throw, OF, C, 3B, MIF, 1B.
- After each group works out defensively they will then rotate to the LF warning track for 60's.

VENUES


Gutchess Lumber Sportsplex

NOTE: Gutchess Lumber Sportsplex is a fully turfed facility. Rubber molded or turf shoes only (No metal cleats). 

GAME FORMAT & RULES


SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

+ Simulated Games (4 or 5 batter innings)
+ Pitcher Only will throw (2-3 innings)
+ Dual Pitcher will throw (1-2 innings - depending on inning needs)
+ There will always be ONE out (promotes double plays, stolen bases, tagging up, 1st to 3B on a hit)
+ Game play will feature a 1-1 count to start an at bat.
+ If a batter walks the count will then go back to a 1-1 count and the pitcher must throw fastballs, a 2nd walk results in batter taking 1st.
+ HBP counts as a ball, second HBP = take your base.

PREVIOUS ROSTERS



2018 Jr. NYS GAMES ROSTER
 

2019 Jr. NYS GAMES ROSTER