Toros Begin Search for 2008 Roster - Open Tryouts Set - See Player Tryout Page
Team Opens Tryouts to Public for 2008 season beginning on October 20
The Bay Area Toros will hold open tryouts for players at all positions on October 20, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. The two hour tryout will feature player evaluations in hitting, fielding, throwing, running of the 60 and pitching. The tryout will being promptly at 7:00 p.m. so all participants are encouraged to arrive by 6:30 p.m. for a warm up period outside of Robinson Stadium. All players should have appropriate equipment, including but not limited to, wood bats, gloves, balls, catching gear and others. The tryout registration fee is $50, non refundable, and must be done in advance at the link below. All players will sign a mandatory injury waiver and must carry insurance for participation. All participants must be at least 18 years of age and no longer have college eligibility beginning June 1 of 2008.
The Toros will be asking no less than three participants from any of their 7 open tryouts to Spring Training in April and May.
The Toros are coming off a season in which they played for the Continental Baseball League Championship at the end of the season and recently announced that they will be playing their 2008 season at Robinson Stadium in Texas City, Texas. The Independent League team will have 25 roster spots and is managed by Jim Bolt, back for his second season at the helm of the Toros. The team will consist of returning players from 2007, players drafted and signed during the off season and players from open tryout periods during the season. For a complete list of tryout dates and locations, see the "Player Tryouts" page on the team's home page, www.bayareatoros.com .
Toros advance to Championshp Game against Tarrant County, fall short 6-3. Toros finish in second place.
The Bay Area Toros first team ever finished the season with a loss in the Championship Game of the CBL. Team now making plans for 2008 season in Texas City beginning in May.
2007 CBL All Star Game presented by the City of Seabrook & Select Asset Management Highlights!
The 2007 Continental League All Star Classic presented by the City of Seabrook and Select Asset Management
North wins 7-2 Karl Krailo of Blue Thunder is MVP North goes deep three times in win! Huge crowd see inaugural game for league! Second half set to start leading up to August playoffs!
MVP Karl Krailo receives his award from Laura Davis, representing title sponsor City of Seabrook, after the game
Toros All Star Pitcher, Will Smeltzer, takes time with a fan after the game!
South All Star Squad - Toros! Toros! Toros!
Noah Scott was presented with a steak dinner by CBL President Ron Baron and Communications Director Bob Ibach for winning the Home Run Derby
Scott wins Home Run Derby, All-Star Game Today
Noah Scott, the younger brother of Houston Astros' outfielder Luke Scott, hit 8 homeruns in the first round, then four in the finals to win the CBL Home Run Derby, in the first day of CBL All-Star Game festivities at Clear Creek Wildcat Field. The All-Star Game is Tuesday night at Clear Creek Wildcat Field at 7 PM. Tickets will be available at the gate for just $10.
Home Run Derby Results: First Round (Top 4 and ties advance to finals): Estevan Quintana, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, 8 Karl Krailo, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, 8 Noah Scott, Bay Area Toros, 8 Danny Holmes, Bay Area Toros, 7 ------- Ross Elmore, Texas Heat, 6 Justin Meagher, Texas Heat, 6 Jesse Longoria, Lewisville Lizards, 6 Jerrett Sandridge, Bay Area Toros, 6 Joe Pagan, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, 5 Robby Winn, Texas Heat, 5 Mario Spann, Lewisville Lizards, 4 Josh Jennings, Lewisville Lizards, 2
Finals: Noah Scott, Bay Area Toros, 4 Karl Krailo, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, 3 Danny Holmes, Bay Area Toros, 1 Estevan Quintana, Tarrant County Blue Thunder, 1
Winner: Noah Scott, Bay Area Toros
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