NEW YORK (AP) -Major League Baseball plans to hold its first academy in China, inviting 60 players for instruction in Wuxi from Aug. 7-26.
The players are 12 to 15 years old and were selected from existing baseball groups in Beijing, Chengdu, Dalian, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Tianjin and Wuxi. MLB will have eight instructors at the clinic led by Rick Dell, coach at The College of New Jersey.
Baseball also had held academies in Queensland, Australia, and Tirrenia, Italy.

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail MLB Player Futures: Home Run Leader It seems like only yesterday that the Chicago Cubs shattered their 71-year curse by winning the World Series over the Cleveland Indians in thrilling Game 7...
Thumbnail Twins Win Total Prediction Will the Minnesota Twins make any charge in the AL Central this season? Here’s our thoughts on their 2017 campaign.
Thumbnail Brewers Win Total Prediction Did the Milwaukee Brewers do enough this offseason to be competitive in the 2017 season?
Thumbnail Marlins Win Total Prediction After a very difficult end to 2016, can the Miami Marlins regroup and turn 2017 into an uplifting story?
Thumbnail Dodgers Win Total Prediction Will the Los Angeles Dodgersbe the team to beat in the National League in 2017? Here’s our pick for their win total this season.

MLB Team Pages