ATTENTION FREEDOM FANS:
We have a new website. The current website can be found here:
(Until we move the new site to this website address, please visit that site.)
We have a new Freedom League ad that is currently running throughout the Valley. It can be seen here.
Freedom Pro Baseball announces:
The Freedom Spring League
The Freedom Pro Baseball League is offering an expanded Winter/Spring League format for those players interested in an opportunity to enhance their mental and physical skills in baseball. This expanded league format will be conducted in two separate 15 day sessions, one in the Winter (starting February 12-26) and the second in the Spring (starting April 3-17).
We understand money is tight these days, so we are offering a split training format. Our vision is to provide a more affordable alternative, and identifying quality baseball players with a dream of sign a PRO baseball contract, or attend our Spring Training.
FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE CLICK "WINTER LEAGUE" ON THE MENU ABOVE
Congratulation to Rob Deer and Gil Patterson
Rob has been hired by the Chicago Cubs Major League Team as their Assistant hitting coach.
Rob was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in 1978. He played for five clubs during his 11-year big league career including the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee Brewers, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres.
Rob was the San Diego Padres Minor League Roving Hitting instructor before accepting the Bench Coach positions for the Centennials 2012 season.
Gil has been hired by the New York Yankees Major League Team as the Director of Minor League Pitching. Gil was the Oakland A's Minor League Pitching Coordinator for the past 5 years.
He was drafted by the New York Yankees in 1975 as the 7th pick. He played 9 seasons as a pitcher.
Gil served as an Advisor and consultant to the Freedom Pro Baseball League.
The Freedom League would like to congratulate the following players
on their respective awards following our inaugural season of 2012.
Way to go guys!
PLAYER OF THE YEAR ~~ Eli Sonoqui
PITCHER OF THE YEAR ~~ Travis Strong
He was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 39th Round in 2010 and played 2010-2011 in the minors and was released in spring training of 2012 by the Orioles.
Freedom Pro Baseball League 2012 Defensive Players of the Year
|1st Base||Eli Sonoqui - Arizona Centennials|
|2nd Base||Andres James - Prescott Montezuma Federals|
|3rd Base||Devin Thaut - Prescott Montezuma Federals|
|Shortstop||Casey Serna - Peoria Sonoran Explorers|
|Pitcher||Jordan Hartley - Arizona Centennials|
|Catcher||Trey Sears - Prescott Montezuma Federals|
|Outfield||Tim Rotola - Prescott Montezuma Federals|
|Outfield||Juan Sunreiso - Phoenix Copperstate Prospectors|
|Outfield||Lyndon Estill - Phoenix Copperstate Prospectors|
~~~Attention Freedom League Baseball Fans~~~
The Freedom League is always on the move constantly improving the league as we build towards the 2013 season with many exciting things yet to come.
Thank you for being a Freedom Pro Baseball League fan!
Jon Huizinga, Pitcher and Reid Engel, Centerfielder for the Peoria Sonoran Explorers were selected from 70 players trying out for "The Player" Cal Ripken Jr Reality Show filmed at the Baltimore Orioles Minor League Stadium in Aberdeen, MD. 12 were selected and the winner will be awarded an Orioles minor league contract next March at the Orioles spring training complex in Florida. "The Player" will be aired on CBS Sports Network soon.
Congratulations to Jon and Reid
Jacob Negrete, Pitcher for the Phoenix Copperstate Prospectors, signed a contract with the Kansas City Royals. Negrete pitched 29 innings striking out 37 with an ERA of 1.22 for the Prospectors. Congratulations to Jacob!
The League’s Vision
Provide High Quality, Low Cost, Family - Friendly Baseball Entertainment to Arizona residents in between Spring Training and the Fall League games. The League is also excited to offer an opportunity for Local and National Baseball talent to play and be seen by Major League Scouts, with the possibility of being signed by a Major League Team.
Team Franchise Opportunities
The Freedom Pro Baseball League is offering the current operating teams and the new expansion teams: the Grand Canyon Pioneers and the Western Wranglers, for acquisition to perspective owners.
Please contact the League office at 480-255-5696 or send email to email@example.com.
Copper State Prospectors
New teams coming in 2013: