Key clinics, meetings set for MLL players, coaches, umpires, parents


Maricopa Little League is offering four clinics, including one for umpires, starting Tuesday – all at Pacana Park.

  • T-ball, machine pitch, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Softball – 6 to 7:30 p.m., Wednesday
  • Minors, majors baseball – 6 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday
  • Umpires – 6 p.m., Aug. 29.

MLL invites anyone who has ever thought about umpiring to the clinic. Interested people are asked to contact David Chavez at

Fall ball registration closes Aug. 24 and practice will start seven to 10 days later, with games starting in early September. Most games are played on Saturdays.

There will be a coaches meeting 6 p.m. Monday and anyone interested in coach or managing need to attend his meeting, according to MLL. Click here to see the coaching form.  

A meeting for parents of all registered players will be 6 p.m. Aug. 27 in the multipurpose room at Saddleback Elementary School.

All coaches and volunteers will need to have a current 2013 volunteer form on file with the league. Participants are asked to bring the forms to the appropriate meeting with a photo copy of their ID. Click here for the volunteer form.