Joel Schmitz, a longtime member of the Prior Lake Jays will not be returning this coming season. Schmitz joined the Jays in 1990. His longtime involvement with the organization included coaching, playing, and mentoring younger players on the team. An injury during the 2003 season sidelined Schmitz and it is
Jays pitcher, Scott Commo announced last week that he will not be returning to the Jays for the 2004 season. Commo, a left-handed pitcher, joined the Jays bullpen in 2001. The decision to not return this year came down after a long struggle. “My job which involves extensive travel along
There will be open tossing in the parking lot of Veteran's Field on Saturday, March 27. Contact the Hardball Hotline at 952-985-3800 for more information.
The “Virtual Vet” is an inside look at Prior Lake's Veteran's Field At Memorial Park. Although Memorial Park has been around for some time, it wasn't till the mid-1980's that it really took the shape that it resembles today. You can visit the “Virtual Vet” by clicking here.
The Minnesota Senior Men's Amatuer Baseball Association has contacted the PLABA (PL Jays & Mudcats) to gauge interest in a local age 35 and over baseball team (37 and over to pitch) in the Prior Lake & Savage area for the 2004 season. There will be a meeting to determine
Bryan Bohnsack has made the roster of the Dakota County Technical College Blue Knights as a pitcher. The Blue Knights travelled to Arkansas and Oklahoma and have games in Iowa before opening locally when they face Ridgewater Community College in Willmar 3/30. Bohnsack played one season for the Mudcats and has
Previous and potential 2004 Sponsors should start watching the mail next week for their Sponsorship packet. This years packet will feature the multiple sponsorship levels as we had in the past to suit your business needs. Season passes & concession coupons as well as ads in game programs, web &
Longtime PL Mudcat pitcher, #55 Dave Kopetzki, has announced his retirement from the Prior Lake Mudcats. Kopetzki was known for his forkball and was a regular among innings pitched leaders in his 6 year career, all as a Mudcat. “Kop” played football at Southwest State before joining the Mudcat rotation
The Jays and Mudcats schedules for the 2004 season have been released. To view the schedules, you can click on the link at the top of the page called '2004 Schedule', or click here.
The teams to participate in the 2004 PL Tournament have been set and the brackets will be released soon. Participating in this first annual tournament are: Prior Lake Jays, Prior Lake Mudcats, Austin Greyhounds, Austin A's, Hopkins, St. Louis Park, Blaine, and Fairmont. Watch www.priorlakebaseball.com for more tournament information coming