Rangers Youth Academy Notebook -- April 5

Home stretch for baseball and softball at the Academy

April 5th, 2019

The final month of regular season games is underway for L.G. Pinkston High School and Sunset High School baseball teams, which call the Texas Rangers MLB Youth Academy at Mercy Street Sports Complex, Presented by Toyota, home all season. 

Sunset JV and varsity will host Justin F. Kimball High School on Oates Field today, Friday, April 5, and varsity will return to the diamond on Saturday, April 6 to host Western Hills High School.

Only two home games at the Academy remain for Pinkston softball, including a Tuesday, April 9 contest with Roosevelt.

Pinkston High School baseball and softball teams call the Academy home again in 2019. The facility also supports scheduling for David W. Carter High School and Sunset High School Baseball, in addition to Pinkston Middle School Softball. Various other Dallas ISD games and tournaments are played at the Academy throughout the year, too.

Spring Camp

Through three weeks of the Academy’s Spring Training Programming, 131 athletes have participated.

Spring Programming will be held for 18U on Mondays and Wednesdays, while training for 12U will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Activities are from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Programming runs through May 2, and registration is available at rangers.com/academy.

RBI On Deck

The 2019 Texas Rangers Youth Academy RBI Summer League gets underway next month. Softball and baseball players who participate in the RBI program also have the opportunity to work towards trying out to become Academy RBI All-Stars, traveling to represent the Academy in the RBI Southwest Regional and potentially beyond.