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2019 Midwest Marlins Invitational

The Midwest Marlins the 3rd annual Midwest Marlins Invitational this summer.  Details are below:

Link for Schedule/Standings/Scores/Brackets:

Tournament Dates: June 27-30

Divisions: 15u, 16/17u, and 18u

**June 27th is a College Coaches Showcase Day.  There will be no 15-17u games.  Showcase is open to any and all entrants!  College coaches will be in attendance and providing instruction to the participants.  Last year, we had 20+ colleges in attendance and over 100 players participating. (2017-2018 Colleges in Attendance Included: Ashland, Bluffton, Capital, Charleston (WV), Dayton, Heidelberg, Kent State, Malone, Marshall, Michigan State, Mount Vernon Nazarene, Muskingum, Ohio Dominican, Ohio Northern, Ohio U, Ohio State, Ohio Valley,  Penn State, Salem (WV), Slippery Rock, Washington & Jefferson, West Virginia, Wittenberg, and Xavier)

Host Sites: Central Ohio High Schools and Colleges

Confirmed Sites: Bloom Carroll HS, Don Edwards Park, Liberty Union HS, Pickerington Central HS, Pickerington North HS and more to be added!

Tournament Entry Fee: $850 (discount available for organizations sending multiple teams, *No refunds--future tournament credits will be granted)

No Hotel Restrictions!

Every effort will be made to ensure that out of town teams do not play until Friday afternoon/evening to help with travel expenses.

Online Registration Form:

Please e-mail with any questions!


Previous Champions

2018: 18u- Dayton Classics- Worth        16/17u: Midwest Marlins 16u

2017: Dayton Classics- Sagerman


What Are They Saying about the Midwest Marlins Invitational?

  • "One of the best tournaments of the summer with a lot of scouts out during the event and at the showcase.  Love that its local and run by a local program as well."- Danny Crabtree-Lepera, founder of TNT Baseball Academy & ODU Assistant Coach
  • "Great weekend of baseball at the Midwest Marlins Invitational."- Jason Sturgill, Capital University Assistant Baseball Coach
  • "Thanks for hosting a great event.  Awesome opportunity for our players!"- Ohio Elite Sawyer
  • "Shoutout to (the Midwest Marlins) for putting on a GREAT showcase.  Had a blast, saw some DAWGS, and it was ran FIRST CLASS!!!"- Addison Rouse, Salem University Head Coach

2019 Midwest Marlins Invitational--Teams & Colleges Committed to Attend

15U (FULL) 16/17U (FULL) 18U Colleges Attending
158 Baseball 5 Star Atlantic 16u Athletics BA Akron (D1)
Columbus Sharks Appalachian Aces B2 Bulls Bluffton (D3)
Midwest Marlins- Vest Athletics BA 16u Dayton Classics Bowling Green (D1)
Midwest Marlins- Weaver B2 Bulls 16u Grizzlies Baseball Club California (PA) (D2)
Northern OH Hurricanes Baltimore Rattlers (MD) Licking County Settlers Capital (D3)
Ohio Independence Dayton Classics 16u Midwest Marlins Heidelberg (D3)
Ohio Vipers Dayton Classics 17u North Columbus Bruins Illinois (D1)
PGH Diamond Dawgs Diamond Hit Club Ohio Dawgs Ohio Dominican (D2)
Pittsburgh Outlaws DSB Dodgers (DC) Ohio Independence Penn State (D1)
Prestige Baseball (IL) Indiana Twins REB Sports Academy Wash & Jeff (D3)
Rawlings Tigers Midwest Marlins 16u TNT Knights WV Wesleyan (D2)
Release Baseball Midwest Marlins 17u Voodoo Baseball
SC Trappers NC Bruins 16u
Southeast Crush North Columbus Comets
Team Legacy Ohio Dawgs 16u
TNT Knights Black Ohio Longhorns
TNT Knights Green Ohio Playmakers
Voodoo Baseball Ohio Stingers 16u
Ohio Stingers 17u
Olentangy Stix
Pickerington Baseball Club
Pickerington Predators
PGH Diamond Dawgs 16u
PGH Diamond Dawgs 17u
Pittsburgh Outlaws 16u
Pittsburgh Outlaws 17u
Prestige Baseball 16u (IL)
Prestige Baseball 17u (IL)
TNT Knights
Upper Arlington Black 16u
Upper Arlington Gold 16u
Vikings Elite
Voodoo Baseball 16u
Westerville Wolves

Midwest Marlins College Showcase November 5th

Welcome to the web site of the Midwest Marlins

Click on any of the slide show items below to read about the Midwest Marlins program and what we're about and how much we love baseball. 

    "The other team was not part of my equation. Rather, I drew strength, Confidence, from the sure knowledge that I had done all things possible to prepare myself and our team to perform at our highest level in competition. The opponent might perform at a higher level - or not. I didn't concern myself with the other team's perparation and potential: I just concentrated on ours."

    - John Wooden, Wooden on Leadership


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    See the Marlins team page for more info on FieldLevel and how it helps the Marlins players in their recruiting process.