"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." -Proverbs 27:17
Cincinnati Spikes Team Ranked Nationally by Perfect Game USA & USSSA Baseball 10.07.2014 The Cincinnati Spikes program received national attention recently from both Perfect Game USA & USSSA Baseball on their performance from this past season. Last week, Perfect Game USA released their National Rankings and the Spikes found themselves on the list of the Top 50 teams in the country. The Spikes were slated the 32nd best team in the country according to Perfect Game USA. The Spikes finished the year with a record of 17-4-1 in Perfect Game tournaments.
USSSA Baseball ranked the Spikes even higher at 25th in the country according to their power rankings. The Spikes competed in two USSSA Super NIT's and a Majors NIT. The team finished the season with a USSSA Super NIT championship and a overall record of 10-3 in USSSA tournaments.
Check back for more updates as the Spikes program leads into the winter. Cincinnati Spikes Announce 2015 10u, 12u, and 15u Teams 8.19.2014 The Cincinnati Spikes are pleased to announce below the rosters for the 2015 10u, 12u, and 15u teams. Thank you to all tryout attendees, and we wish all players the best of luck next season.
10U Alex Bemis Eric Braun Diego DeCello Blake Folke James Gumbs Brody Mangold Luke Metzger Lucas Moore Rodney Rachel Chase Villano Jack Young
12U Grant Blomeke Zach Braun Sergio DeCello Hunter Johnson Max Johnson Will McCracken Logan Murphy Carson Seemann Colin Singer Hank Thomas Brooks Tom
15U Austin Beeching Cameron Bent CJ Claypool Mason Cox Daunte DeCello Keegan Fish AJ Fritz Gage Hughes AJ King Allbry Major Kyle Minton Braedon Norman Jared Poland Eric Riotto Zach Schaffer Cameron Swanger Noah Thompson Dylan Van Zandt Evers Brad Westmeyer
Spikes Open Tryouts for 2015 Season 7.15.2014 The Cincinnati Spikes are pleased to announce open tryouts for the 2015 season. The Spikes will offer teams at the 10u, 12u, and 15u age levels for the 2015 season. For those interested in trying out, please find more information and a registration page here. The tryout dates, times, and locations can be found below:
2015 10u Tryouts July 26 & 27 Prasco Park/Legacy Field 2:00-4:00 pm both days
2015 12u Tryouts August 16 & 17 Prasco Park/Legacy Field 12:00-2:00 pm
Spikes Program Updates 6.24.2014 The Cincinnati Spikes program has earned victories at all levels in recent contests. Starting with the Spikes Collegiate team, there were four wins over the weekend. Saturday saw the Columbus Braves come to Prasco Park for a doubleheader. Despite a well-played close first game, the Spikes came out with a 6-5 win, followed by a 10-0 win in game 2. Sunday again held a doubleheader for the Spikes Collegiate team, as Yorkville came to town. The roles for each game were reversed on Sunday, as game 1 went to the Spikes in easy fashion by a score of 9-2. Then, game 2 was a close one, as the Spikes Collegiate team prevailed 2-1. The four wins over the weekend run the Spikes Collegiate record to a perfect 13-0 on the season. The team is scheduled to be back in action on Tuesday. 70s Night has been moved to Wednesday, June 25 due to forecasted inclement weather.
The Spikes 14u team capitalized on opportunities this past weekend during the Kings Mid-Summer Classic 15u Tournament. Playing at West Chester Baseball Complex and Kings High School, the Spikes 14u picked up 5 victories on the weekend. The wins ran the Spikes 14u overall record to 49-4-1 on the season. The Spikes 14u will host the Midwest Prospect League Tournament this weekend at Prasco Park and Legacy Field, as the top 14u teams in the region compete. Games will be played all day Friday, all day Saturday, and Sunday afternoon. Be sure to come out and see some great baseball action.
Monday evening saw the Spikes 11u team back at Legacy Field to take on the Harrison Fury. After jumping out to an early lead, the Spikes continued to build on its momentum, and eventually won by a final score of 8-1. The Spikes 11u will be on the road this week as the head to the prestigious Great Black Swamp Classic in Bowling Green, Ohio.
As mentioned, Prasco Park will host the Midwest Prospect League Tournament. With that, Prasco Park's second Chick-fil-A Night will be held Friday evening. We would love to have you come out, enjoy some free Chick-fil-A, free ice cream, and free concessions. Game time is set for 7:00 pm. Free chicken sandwiches will begin at 6:00 pm. As always, admission, parking, and all concessions are free.
Spikes Program Enjoys Winning Weekend 6.16.2014 The Cincinnati Spikes earned victories at every level over the weekend. All-in-all, the Spikes were a perfect 11 for 11 in the win column againt quality opponents throughout the program.
Starting with the Spikes Collegiate team, the team picked up 3 victories over the weekend. Saturday saw a single game with the Flash played at Prasco Park. Behind a strong pitching outing and solid offensive output, the Spikes jumped out to a lead and never relinquished it. Final score: 9-0. Sunday saw the Spikes Collegiate team come back for a doubleheader against the Midwest Prospects. These games were well-played affairs, with the Spikes coming out on top in dramatic fashion in each. Game 1 saw a walk-off win by a score of 6-5, and game 2 was won in the final at-bat as well, 3-2. The wins over the weekend run the Spikes Collegiate teeam's record to a perfect 8-0.
The Spikes 14u team participated in the Perfect Game Super 25 Ohio Valley Regional Tournament in Lexington, Kentucky. With a berth to the Perfect Game Super 25 National Championship on the line, the Spikes 14u put together a winning weekend by winning all 6 of its games. With the Regional Championship, the team has now advanced to the Innagural Perfect Game Super 25 National Championship in Ft. Myers, Florida.
Finally, the Spikes 11u team was also in action over the weekend at Legacy Field. The team welcomed the Ohio Elite program down for an afternoon doubleheader. Game 1 was a close game with the Spikes 11u team pulling out a walk-off victory of its own, winning by a score of 3-2. Game 2 was also won by the Spikes by a larger margin of 8-5. The Spikes 11u team has run its record to 24-5 on the season.
Check back for more updates as the Spikes continue their summer. We hope to see you at Prasco Park and Legacy Field for upcoming games. As always, admission, parking, and concession items are free.
Welcome To the Home of the Cincinnati SpikesTM Baseball Club The Cincinnati Spikes is a non-profit, select, traveling baseball team located in Mason, Ohio. The Spikes are members of the Southwest Ohio League and the Midwest Prospect League. The club travels throughout the United States and competes against the finest teams in the country.
Our games are played at Prasco Park and Legacy Field, Cincinnati’s premier facility for amateur baseball. Admission is free, and seating is provided.
So come on out and support the best amateur baseball Cincinnati has to offer!