Asian Breeze announces Arizona Scouting League
The ASL will try to have 60 total players (30 from Japan and 30 from the US). It will be a great opportunity for Japanese players looking to be seen in front of US scouts as well as US players who are looking for an opportunity to play overseas.
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Asian Breeze will host an inaugural tryout league “Arizona Scouting League” (The ASL) in Yuma, Arizona on February 2022. The ASL will connect players to both professional baseball leagues in Japan and U.S. for opportunities to sign for 2022 season.
The ASL will be held at Rays Kroc Baseball Complex in Yuma, Arizona. Three teams (60 players from U.S. and Japan) will be playing games for twelve days. All managers and coaches come from independent baseball leagues in Japan and US. Therefore, they will be able to sign players anytime during the league if they would like to. Also, MLB and NPB scouts come to be a part of the ASL. Therefore, the ASL will be the only league that will provide the opportunities to sign teams in the world.
■ Location and Date
Location: Yuma, Arizona / Rays Kcroc Baseball Complex
Dates: February 10th, 2022 – February 23rd, 2022 / 14 days
2/10 Thu Report date
2/11 Fri Evaluation / Draft
2/12 Sat Team Practice
2/13 Sun Opening Game (total 7- 9 games)
2/22 Tue Playoff
2/23 Wed Departure
■ Participating scouts, managers and coaches
Ibaraki Astro Planets -BC League –
Hinokuni Salamanders -Kyushu Asia League –
NPB -Nippon Professional Baseball-
Gary SouthShore RailCats -American Association-
Ottawa Titans – Frontier League-
Player has to be over the age of 16 after February 24th, 2022.
■ Registration Fees
Plan 1 $1,980.00 with housing (two players per room)
Plan 2 $1,300.00 without housing
*Due by December 31st, 2021
・ Housing – hotel in Yuma – (not apply for Plan 2- $1300 without housing )
・ Two meals per day – breakfast at the hotel & lunch at the field –
・ Shuttle transportation – before and after the practices and games during the season –
・ Uniform – (Jersey, Pants, Hat, Shirt and Shorts
《Fees don’t cover》
・ Personal baseball gears – Glove, Cleats, Belt, Bats, etc
・ Transportation to and from Yuma, Arizona.
・ Gym membership.
*The minimum number of players required for the league is 30. If there are less than 30 players, the league will be cancelled and players will get full refund.
■ Registration Form
*Registration due by December, 31st 2021.
■ About Asian Breeze
Asian Breeze who hosts the ASL is the traveling baseball club that provides the opportunity to sign professional contracts for free agent players (25 players each year) throughout playing games against MLB organizations, Mexican baseball teams (LMB), Korean baseball teams (KBO) and more in Arizona from the end of February to mid-March. For the past two years of the program, Asian Breeze has had a total of 50 players from 5 countries and 15 players have singed professional contracts in 4 countries and another 15 players also got the opportunity to play for amateur leagues like summer league in US and Canada.
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