Our winter home! Thank you Cathy & Jeff, the great staff, and facilities for our ball club.
Michaels Toyota Baseball is highly competitive select youth baseball organization based out of the eastside that competes in the Seattle Elite League. In 2016 we will have 18U & 16U teams. In addition to playing in the Seattle Elite League, our teams will travel to tournaments throughout the Pacific NW.
Lake Washington Classic Champs Toyota beats Chaffey 7-3 in finals
New Pitching Coach Zach Wright
Former UW Pitcher Zach Wright agrees to be Showcase Team's new pitching coach i 2017. Zach Wright finished up pitching for UW in 2014. Coach Wright starred at Kentlake HS gradating in 2010. Zach was honorable mention All-SPSL North as a senior despite missing much of the year with injury ... second-team All-SPSL North as a pitcher and second baseman as a junior ... made the all-league first team as a pitcher as a sophomore in 2008, when Kentlake won the league and district and finished second in state ... graduated with a 3.48 grade point average. Coach Wright brings a wealth of knowledge from the Div 1 for our pitching staff, along with UW arm care philosophies. Welcome aboard Coach Wright!
Troy Rallings named to 16U Staff
Michaels Toyota 16s has added former UW Closer Troy Rallings to teach and mentor our pitching staff. Troy brings a lot of experience and knowledge for our young 16U hurlers to soak up. Drafted by the Angels in the 22nd round Troy will spend the next year recovering from surgery, we are very thankful to have him aboard in 2017.
2016 MLB Draft - selected in the 22nd round, 666th overall by the Anaheim Angels
2016 Pac-12 Pitcher of the Year
2016 Louisville Slugger First Team All-American
2016 Baseball America First Team All-American
2016 Golden Spikes Award Semifinalist
2016 NCBWA Stopper of the Year Finalist
2016 NCBWA District IX Player of the Year
2016 Dick Howser Award Semifinalist
2016 National Pitcher of the Year Watch List
2015 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention
Thank you to the greatest sponsor in the Eastside, Michaels Toyota of Bellevue. We could not have had all the success without your support. It is an honor to represent a NW Dealership with the best cars and trucks on the market and commitment the dealership has made to the community. Entering our sixth season under Michaels Toyota Sponsorship. GO TOYOTA!
MICHAELS TOYOTA JOINS THE SEATTLE ELITE LEAGUE IN 2016. LOOK FORWARD TO GREAT COMPETITION AND CHALLENGING FOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS
Derek Decater works on flexibility, conditioning, and strength training for both 16U & 18U. Derek once rated the number 2 prospect in the country by Baseball America, having played in the college world series and being a Pac-10 Freshman All-American explains Derek's other passion, training baseball players.