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Opening Day for Phillies Baseball Carpenter Cup presented by ENGIE on Wednesday

Opening Day for Phillies Baseball Carpenter Cup is here!

On Wednesday, June 14, the top high school all-star baseball players from the tristate area will get the chance to play baseball in front of major league and college scouts during the 32nd annual Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic powered by ENGIE. This 15-game tournament will take place at the Phillies MLB Urban Youth Academy Fields at FDR Park, with the semi-finals and championship games played at Citizens Bank Park.

Opening Day for Phillies Baseball Carpenter Cup is here!

On Wednesday, June 14, the top high school all-star baseball players from the tristate area will get the chance to play baseball in front of major league and college scouts during the 32nd annual Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic powered by ENGIE. This 15-game tournament will take place at the Phillies MLB Urban Youth Academy Fields at FDR Park, with the semi-finals and championship games played at Citizens Bank Park.

"The Phillies Carpenter Cup is the major leagues for our area's youth," said Jon Joaquin, Director, Youth Baseball Development, The Phillies. "Each year over 400 high school players from the area are able to showcase their skills, giving them the opportunity to receive scholarships and admission to some of the country's top universities."

The Phillies Carpenter Cup Classic powered by ENGIE is recognized nationally as one of the finest baseball tournaments for high school students and many Carpenter Cup Classic participants have gone on to big league careers including current Phillies broadcaster Ben Davis, Mike Piazza, Mike Koplove, David Miller and Bobby Higginson.

Games at both FDR Park and Citizens Bank Park are open to the public.

2017 CARPENTER CUP CLASSIC TOURNAMENT PAIRINGS

Wednesday, June 14th - UYA Showcase Field in FDR Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

 

8:30am

Skills Day

1

12:30pm

Olympic-Colonial vs Burlington County

2

4:00pm

Suburban One National/Bicentennial vs Chester County

Thursday, June 15th - UYA Showcase Field in FDR Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

3

9:00am

Mercer County vs Tri-Cape

4

12:30pm

Lehigh Valley vs Jersey Shore

5

4:00pm

Berks County vs Delaware North

Friday, June 16th - UYA Showcase Field in FDR Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

6

9:00am

Suburban One American/Continental vs Philadelphia Catholic

7

12:30pm

Delaware South vs Philadelphia Public

8

4:00pm

Delaware County vs Inter-Ac/Independents

RAIN DATE - Saturday, June 17th

Monday, June 19th - UYA Showcase Field in FDR Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

9

9:00am

Winner of Game #2 vs Winner of Game #1

11

12:30pm

Winner of Game #5 vs Winner of Game #6

Monday, June 19th - UYA Ashburn Field in FDR Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

10

10:30am

Winner of Game #3 vs Winner of Game #4

12

2:00pm

Winner of Game #7 vs Winner of Game #8

RAIN DATE - Tuesday, June 20th & Wednesday June 21st 

Friday, June 23rd - Citizens Bank Park     

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

13

9:30am

Winner of Game #10 vs Winner of Game #9

14

1:00pm

Winner of Game #11 vs Winner of Game #12

Saturday, June 24th - Citizens Bank Park

GAME#

TIME

TEAMS

15

10:00am

Winner of Game #14 vs Winner of Game #13

ABOUT THE PHILLIES MLB URBAN YOUTH ACADEMY

The Phillies MLB Urban Youth Academy is a multi-site Urban Youth Academy, with both outdoor and indoor facilities to provide free, year-round instruction to the more than 8,000 Phillies Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) players in Philadelphia. The overall project is supported by MLB, the Phillies, the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF), the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Read more on the Phillies MLB Urban Youth Academy here.

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