The Chandler Bats’ 13U Black Team has put together a strong fall season with a number of local players.

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What’s your favorite memory from this season so far? 

The Perfect Game Tournament in Ormond Beach. We played the Scorpions and the Ormond Beach Spikes. We did OK. We won two and we played three. We went into Sunday seated first. The season started in August.

How have you improved this fall?

My catching has gotten better. (Coach Jason Slattery) says I’m better at receiving. In pitching, he helped me with my mechanics. 

How do you think your Coach Jason Slattery is helping prepare you to get better?

We play older teams. My teammates are 12 and 13. 

What is one thing you’ve learned about pitching that has stuck with you?

I should never shake my head when I pitch. It moves the glove. 

What goals have you set for yourself this season? 

Making a throw on to second base from the line — from the catcher’s position, I catch it and throw it down to second base. 

What do you want to do with baseball after this season?

Play in high school, college and MLB. 

What’s your favorite dessert and why?

Ice cream, because it’s good. 

What’s your favorite subject in school and why? 

Math. Because it’s easy.

What’s your favorite thing about school?

Going to P.E. We get to play.

Coke or Pepsi?

I don’t drink pop. 

What do you hope to do for a living?

I want to play baseball. 

What’s your favorite type of music?

Pop. I listen to a lot of songs. I listen to radio stations, 106.7.

Who’s your favorite professional baseball team?

The Cubs. I’m from Chicago. We moved when was 2. 

What are your hobbies outside of baseball?

Play sports with my friends. I play football and basketball. I play rec basketball with Ocoee Rec. 

If you could eat at one restaurant, where would you go and why? 

Portillo’s. The hotdogs are good and the milkshakes. It’s in Tampa. 


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