UNITED STATES – The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs will hold an open tryout for the 2010 roster on Saturday, April 10 beginning at 9 a.m. sharp. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m. at Regency Furniture Stadium. The cost of attending the tryout is $45.00 when athletes pre-register before April 2, and $55.00 after that date and if registering the day of the tryout.
The fee should be paid in advance, along with a filled out tryout form and liability waiver. The forms and payment instructions are available by visiting the Blue Crabs official website, www.somdbluecrabs.com, under “Catch Of The Day” on the homepage.
Pre-registration will last through April 2. Any forms received after that date or any registrations the day of the tryout will be charged a $55.00 fee. Checks must be made payable to the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs. Athletes should refer to the online forms for the Blue Crabs mailing address and contact info for further information.
The open tryout will be overseen by Blue Crabs Manager Butch Hobson, an eight-year Major League veteran as a third baseman, and the former manager of the Boston Red Sox. For assistance, those interested should contact Paul Braverman at 301-638-9788 ext. 215 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Blue Crabs will provide (wood) bats, balls and helmets for the tryout. Any participating catchers need to bring their own equipment. Both forms and payment MUST be submitted prior to trying out, and all athletes must be at least 18 years of age to tryout.
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