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Team UP Ticket Day Featuring Story Time at Nationals Park
by posted 05/17/2023

Greetings Team UP Leagues,

We look forward to seeing you all at the Ballpark for Team UP Ticket Day on June 4. Please see flyer attached, and the FAQ in regards of Free Team UP Ticket Day.

I also would like to share a cool opportunity with you all! We welcome you to join us before game time for Story Time at Nationals Park, which begins 15 minutes after gates open and takes place in the Kennedy Conference Room. Story Time at Nationals Park offers families additional activities at the ballpark, including Nationals players reading aloud to children, as well as literacy-focused activities in partnership with regional library systems. There will be no extra costs associated with this event as it is completely free to anyone with a ticket for the day’s Nationals game.

We are excited to host you for Team UP ticket day and hope to also see you at Story Time at Nationals Park!


Sadé Means
Manager, Community Relations
Washington Nationals


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Washington Nationals Player Visit June 3rd
by posted 05/17/2023


Come enjoy trivia, player Q&A, photos and more!  If you're interested, please sign up here.  There are no costs to attend and encourage everyone to participate.  

When: June 3, 2023, 10-11am

Where: Chantilly Park, 4200 Stringfellow Rd, Chantilly, VA 20151

Updates will be posted on cyall.org


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Nationals Team UP Free Ticket Game | Sunday, June 4
by posted 05/12/2023

Team UP Free Ticket Game
Sunday, June 4, at 1:35 p.m. vs. Philadelphia Phillies


The Nationals Team UP Free Ticket Game takes place Sunday, June 4, at 1:35 p.m. vs. Philadelphia Phillies.

All ANSLL players and official team coaches who will be completing the Spring 2023 season will receive two free tickets for the Sunday, June 4, game when the Nationals play the Phillies.

Players MUST wear their Nationals-provided jersey or T-shirt to the ballpark in order to receive their tickets. Kids that show up without their Nationals-issued uniform top will not receive tickets -- no exceptions.

Coaches MUST 
wear their Nationals-issued coaches' cap. Without the cap, tickets will not be given - no exceptions.

Tickets are only available for pick up on the day of the game, Sunday, June 4.


June 4 Team UP Ticket Day Flyer

Click here for full Details and FAQs.

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by posted 05/07/2023

Hey Team UP Leagues,


We’re looking for volunteers to help out with our upcoming event. It’s a great opportunity to give back to the community and introducing kids to the game of baseball. If you know anyone who is interested in volunteering, please share this message with them.


We appreciate your support and look forward to having you join us!




We’re excited to inform you about an amazing volunteer opportunity. We are looking for volunteers to help run MLB Playball and Summer Reading Event on Saturday, June 10, at St. James Performance Club in Springfield, Virginia, between 8:30 A.M.- 11:45 A.M.


Play Ball is an MLB youth sports event that allows kids to learn baseball and softball fundamentals. The event includes:

  • Introductory batting and fielding drills.
  • A reading event.
  • Giveaway items for kids who participate.


If you’re interested in getting involved and volunteering your time, please fill out the Google Doc form HERE


We look forward to hearing from you!



Sade Means.


Sadé Means

Manager, Community Relations

Washington Nationals

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Woodson & West Springfield HS Prep & Little League Camp
by posted 05/04/2023


Woodson & West Springfield

High School Prep & Little League Camp

Sponsored by the Spartan Booster Club

Week 1:      June 19-23, 2023 (Monday – Friday)


Week 2:      June 26-30, 2023 (Monday – Friday)                    


Hours:        8:00am – 1:00pm


Location:   West Springfield High School

                   6100 Rolling Road

                   Springfield, VA 22152


Participants:   Ages 7-15 including Rising 7th – 9th Grade Prospective High School Baseball Players


Lead Instructors:     Brett McColley – WT Woodson HS Head Baseball Coach

                                   Jason Olms – West Springfield HS Head Baseball Coach


Cost:  Week 1 OR Week 2 session:

  $275 one player for one week

  $525 two siblings for one week


 Both Week 1 AND Week 2 sessions:

  $525 one player for both weeks

  $1000 two siblings for two weeks


Registration & Payment Link:  Woodson & WS Summer Baseball Camps 2023


Questions:  or


Wear:     Baseball Pants, Spikes, Belt, Hat, Baseball Socks


Bring:     Glove, Bat, Batting Gloves, Athletic Cup, Sunscreen, Water


Lunch:    Bring your own lunch, drinks, and pizza/snacks may be available for

                 purchase each day



The purpose of the Woodson & West Springfield High School Prep Camp is to prepare middle school baseball players for competitive high school baseball programs.  The biggest difference between the middle school and high school level is the speed of the game.  This camp will emphasize fast paced drills which simulate high school game speed to help middle school ballplayers with this transition.  Camp instructors will provide detailed instruction in all aspects of the game, including individualized feedback for player improvement.


Baseball Philosophy: 

The Woodson and West Springfield Baseball Programs believe in playing baseball the way it was meant to be played.  Camp participants will hustle everywhere on and off the baseball field.  Camp participants will also compete at all times, including games, drills, and competitions.  Participants will come to camp each morning with a positive attitude, be willing to make adjustments, and be committed to listening to and learning from the coaching staff.  Baseball is one of the toughest mental sports to play in the world, and this camp will provide a discussion about the mental side of the game on a daily basis.


Hitting Philosophy: 

The Woodson and West Springfield Baseball Programs stress the importance of bat speed.  A short, compact path to the baseball increases bat speed.  Since the beginning of the 2012 season, all high school players are required to swing BBCOR bats and home runs across the region decreased drastically the last 3 seasons.  BBCOR bats make a shorter, quicker path to the ball even more essential.  This camp will focus on getting into a good hitting position and remaining balanced throughout the swing.  Instructors will also introduce techniques for tracking and timing the baseball, two of the most undervalued physical aspects of hitting. There is no shortcut to becoming a good hitter at the high school level.  A good hitter must work hard on his craft, be strong mentally, and compete at the plate every at-bat.  



Pitching Philosophy: 

The Woodson and West Springfield Baseball Programs prioritize command as the most important ability in a pitcher’s skill set. Movement and velocity are helpful, but ineffective without command.  Pitchers must be capable of consistently repeating their delivery in order to possess a solid command of their arsenal.  Repetition of a pitcher’s delivery is reliant upon balance throughout the motion, which results in a consistent release point.  A very small percentage of high school pitchers ever touch 90mph on the radar gun.  There is no trick for a pitcher to increase velocity.  Velocity can only be increased with time, hard work, and a lot of running, core strengthening, and long toss.


Defensive Philosophy: 

Even though defense has been devalued in Major League Baseball, defense is invaluable at the high school level.  The old adage, “if you can hit, they will find you a position” does not apply anymore, especially considering the new BBCOR bat restrictions which produces lower scoring games.  There is only one DH per lineup, so limited defensive ability translates into limited playing opportunities at the high school level.


Baserunning Philosophy: 

Baserunning is the most underrated aspect of the high school game.  The BBCOR lower scoring games have also placed even more importance on baserunning at the high school level.  Competitive high school baseball programs value speed and quickness and use it to their advantage on the basepaths.  However, speed and quickness are not requirements to being a great baserunner.  Players who study the game, practice baserunning with a purpose, and learn from experience will become good baserunners.  With the high school re-entry and courtesy runner rules, strong baserunners will earn more opportunities for playing time.


Daily Camp Schedule:     8:00 – 8:05   Opening Remarks

                                            8:05 – 8:20   Running/Dynamic Stretching/Plyometrics

                                            8:20 – 8:35   Daily Baserunning Exercise

                                            8:35 – 8:40   Water Break

                                            8:40 – 8:55   Throwing Progressions

                                            8:55 – 9:25   Position Specific Defensive Work

                                            9:25 – 9:30    Water Break

                                            9:30 – 10:00   Team Defense

                                          10:00 – 11:00   Hitting Stations w/ Water Breaks

                                          11:00 – 11:30   Lunch

                                          11:30 – 11:40   Mental Game of Baseball Discussion

                                          11:40 – 1:00   Games & Closing Remarks

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2023 ANSLL Picture Days by Briar Creek Photography
by posted 04/21/2023

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Mark Your Calendar with these Spring Season Dates
by posted 03/19/2023

Mark Your Calendar for Spring Season events

Plan ahead for a fun 2023 season! 

Stay tuned for more details on these events and future planned events. 



Youth Baseball/Softball Day at Nats Park: Sunday, May 21
Sunday, May 21, 1:35 p.m. Nationals v. Detroit Tigers
ANSLL has a reserved section in the Scoreboard Pavillion area. Tickets are $18 each.
Purchase your discount tickets here, and invite your family and friends!
If interested in coordinating a group or team outing, your team parent or team manager can help.

TeamUP Free Ticket Game, Sunday, June 4
1:35 p.m., Nationals vs. Philadelphia Phillies
Players MUST wear their Nationals-provided jersey or T-shirt to the ballpark in order to receive their two free tickets – no exceptions.
Coaches MUST wear their Nationals-issued coaches’ cap to receive two free tickets – no exceptions.
Tickets are only available for pick up on the day of the game, Sunday, June 4, beginning at 10:30 a.m. until the middle of the third inning.
The ticket distribution is next to the Home Plate Gate Entrance located on the corner of South Capitol St. SE and Potomac Avenue SE.

Closing Ceremony, June 10
More details are forthcoming. 


Past events:

ANSLL Apparel Store – now open until March 23

There’s a little more time to place your ANSLL Apparel orders. Visit our online store by March 23.

Field Maintenance Days

  • Saturday, March 25
  • Saturday, April 1

Your team manager may already have contacted you about the upcoming Field Maintenance Days. The more helpful hands, the merrier! See you there!

Opening Day, SaturdayApril 15

MOD Pizza fundraiser



Like and Follow ANSLL on Facebook


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Dick's Sporting Goods ANSLL Discount Days 3/10-3/13
by posted 02/19/2023



Dick's Sporting Goods Logo

Take 20% off your Entire Purchase at the Springfield Town Center store March 10th – 13th


  Please note: the Bailey’s Crossroads store will be closed for renovations. 

The discount weekend has been moved to the Springfield Town Center location.

And if you need something before or after 3/10–3/13, CLICK HERE for other coupons good in-store throughout the year. (*20% off and season-long coupons cannot be combined*) 


ANSLL Equipment List*

Baseball pants, belt, and socks (colors to be communicated by team managers)

Ball glove

Batting helmet


Protective cup (boys only)

Rubber-soled cleats (no metal spikes for Major Division and below)

Batting gloves (if desired)

Backpack or equipment bag (if desired)

*Contact your team manager for questions on sizes, requirements, or other considerations. 

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US9 Baseball-Softball Spring & Summer Camps
by posted 02/13/2023


US9 Baseball-Softball Spring & Summer Camps

Spring Break and Summer baseball camps with US9 Baseball - Softball

• US9 Baseball offers instructional baseball & softball camps designed to teach both fundamentals and advanced skills in a fun atmosphere. In addition to daily scrimmage games and trivia contests, all campers receive instruction on pitching, hitting, base running, fielding, game situations, rules and sportsmanship. Groups and teams will be created by age and/or prior experience with a goal to build camper confidence. Once registered, download camp forms from the website.


Full-Day Camps for Ages 7-13 & Beginners Half-Day Camps for ages 5-6

For more information and to register go to our US9 website or Fairfax County Park Takes site:




US9 Camp Locations in Fairfax Co.

Audrey Moore Rec/Wakefield Park Ball Fields (Annandale) 

  1. **(SPRING BREAK) April 3-7, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 4 PM,  (Includes Swimming)
  2. June 20-23, 2023(4-days), Tue-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM
  3. June 26-30, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM   
  4. July 10-14, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM        
  5. July 31-August 4, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM
  6. August 7-11, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM

Patriot Park North in Fairfax (all-synthetic turf complex)

  1. June 20-23, 2023(4-days), Tue-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM
  2. July 10-13, 2023  Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 2 PM
  3. July 31-Aug. 4, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM

Spring Hill Rec Center in McLean

  1. June 26-30, 2023 Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 4 PM
  2. July 17-21, 2023 Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 4 PM
  3. July 24-28, 2023 Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 4 PM
  4. July 31-August 4, 2023 Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 4 PM
  5. August 14-18, 2023 Mon-Fri,  9 AM - 4 PM

Sully Highland Community Center and Athletic Complex in Herndon, VA

  1. July 17-21, 2023 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 2 PM
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2022 Spring Yearbook
by posted 11/24/2022

Hello ANSLL Families!

We're excited to share the ANSLL 2022 Spring yearbook!

Featuring our teams from Tee-ball to Seniors, with pictures Opening Day to the post-season District 10 championship, we made wonderful memories.

Thank you to all our players, dedicated coaches, and encouraging parents for all your support.


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Washington Nationals Team UP - Sponsorship
by posted 01/21/2022

Thank you Washington Nationals for your continued support.

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