Schmitz Calls It Quits

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 not known at this time […]

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Jays Pitcher Commo Annouces Retirement

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 with being a newlywed has […]

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"Virtual Vet" Now Online

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.

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Over 35 Players to Meet March 20th

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 if there are enough interested […]

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Former Jays Batboy & Mudcat, Bohnsack Pitching for DCTC

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 played townball in Colorado also. […]

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PLABA Sponsors Drive Starts for 2004!

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 & scoreboard are some of what […]

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Kopetzki Calls It A Career

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 and was also used as […]

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PL Tournament Field Set

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 soon!

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