- August 16, 2018
- Posted by: admin
- Category: news, Uncategorized
The Florida Minor League Camp is ready to receive applications for its 8th great year as the nation’s best “instruction based” off season program designed to get you better for the upcoming 2019 minor league season. The Florida Minor League Camp which runs from February 1st through February 12th, is beneficial not only to players that need a job, but for players currently under independent league contracts that want to upgrade their skills while being scouted on site by MLB teams to land an affiliated job. We have had players get affiliated jobs, like outfield Brandon Cummins with the Cubs and Mitchell Osnowitz with the Cardinals Florida Minor League Camp and is currently doing well in the Cardinal’s AA team in Springfield. 2019 Florida Minor League attendee Garrett Harris, was the starting pitcher in the 2019 Can Am League vs. Frontier League All Star Game. “There were many tips from the Florida Minor League Camp that helped me make the adjustments and turn me into a complete pitcher”, said Harris prior to his All Star Game start.
The Florida Minor League Camp has gotten over 61% of its attendee’s jobs in six different Independent Leagues as well as affiliated MLB teams. The design of this camp is to instruct and be evaluated by some of the best past and current MLB players, scouts, trainers, and coaches in the game. Boston Red Sox Major League hitting coach Andy Barkett and Cincinnati Reds coach Pat Kelly are scheduled to be part of our esteemed coaching group for 2020.
The list of instructors, MLB scouts and guest instructors over the last 6 years include Bucky Dent(Yankees), David Eckstein (World Series MVP), Dave Cash(Pirates All Star), Curtis Granderson(MLB All Star), Hal Lanier (former NL Mgr of the Year), Rick Eckstein(MLB hitting coach Nationals), Marv Foley(catching coordinator Rockies), Jamie Bane(Red Sox), Brian Peterson(Tigers), Darnell Coles(MLB hitting coach Brewers), Andy Barkett (MLB hitting coach Red Sox), Chris Carminucci(DBacks) and Mark Brewer (pitching coach Rockies), Cecil Fielder MLB great, Marc Valdes(pitching coach Mets), Jim Riggleman(Reds MLB Mgr), to name just a few, giving you the greatest value for your hard earned money.
This camp is designed for a very limited number to ensure the success that each player will have, learning, playing, and benefiting from, this amazing off-season experience.
For further information please call 813-926-7622. Do not delay so you won’t get shutout of this once in a lifetime opportunity. I will personally see you to it will leave us better in all facets of your game then when you arrived. This is my promise to you.
Owner/Director Florida Minor League Camp
“Nick helped me get into pro ball as a player out of college. I look forward every year to coming to the Florida Minor League Camp to work with the guys that were in my same situation”… Andy Barkett… Boston Red Sox Major League Coach