Board minutes: June 13

Posted on June 15, 2015 by CJ Siewert

Saturday, June 13, 2015

Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, MN

Meeting called to order by President Richter at 11:05 AM

Roll call showed all board members present with the exception of Bob Zellmann

Motion Brennan, second Nagel, carried to approve the minutes of the previous meeting

Bruce Geislinger representing Watkins/Cold Spring presented details regarding progress on projects, field maintenance and other components pertaining to the 2015 MBA State Tournament.

Motion Kreger, second Barry, carried to approve the following tournament sanctions:

Austin Greyhounds SPAM Town Tournament s 6/25-6/28

Atwater Tournament 6/19-6/20

Cannon Falls Tournament 6/16-6/21

Minneota Tournament 6/13

Freeport Tournament 5/15-5/17

Motion Forsman, second Nagel, carried to approve the Northwest Border League radius extension request (to 45 miles) for the 2015 season.

Motion Kreger, second Roufs carried to approve the following players to play out of state and with their MBA teams: Alex Fink to play in South Dakota and Springfield, Skyler Wenninger to play with Luverne and Colton, SD, Tim Cariveau to play with Dawson and Colton, SD

It is duly noted that the following players notified the MBA of their desire to play in a collegiate wood bat league and return to play with their respective teams provided that they play in 4 league game for playoff eligibility:

Miles Nablo, Lyon’s Pub, to play for the Eau Claire Express

Logan Busch, St. Paul Capitals, to play for the Duluth Huskies

Tyler Heitman, St. Paul Capitals, to play for the Willmar Stingers

George Faue, Loretto, to play for the Alexandria Blue Anchors

Zach Hoffmann, New Ulm Brewers, to play for the Rochester Honkers

Blake Molitor, Minneapolis Angels, to play with Wisconsin Rapids

Shea Molitor, Minneapolis Angels, to play for Kokomo Jackrabbits

Drew Sannes, Nisswa Lightning, to play for the Alexandria Blue Anchors

Ryan Schlosser, Stockmen’s Irish, to play for the Eau Claire Express

Tyler Feyereisen, Stockmen’s Irish, to play for the Rochester Honkers

Steven Neutzling, Beaudreau’s Saints, to play for the Duluth Huskies

Eric Winter, Stockmen’s Irish, to play for El Dorado Jay Hawks

Sheldon Miks, Shakopee Indians, to play for the St. Cloud Rox

Eric Loxtercamp, Cold Spring Springers, to play for the St. Cloud Rox

Reed Pfannenstein, Cold Spring Springers, to play for the St. Cloud Rox

Austin Athmann, Cold Spring Springers, to play for the St. Cloud Rox

Reese Gregory, Beaudreau’s Saints, to play for the St. Cloud Rox

Mike Schultz, Forest Lake, to play for the St. Paul Saints

Sean Terres, Cold Spring Springers, to play for the Alexandria Blue Anchors

Tyler Midas, St. Michael Saints, to play for the Alexandria Blue Anchors

Dominic Reed, Prior Lake Jays, to play for Waterloo Bucks

Paul Funk, Nimrod Gnats, to play for the Willmar Stingers

Mitch Bauer, St. Michael Saints, to play for the Duluth Huskies

Joe Martinson, Green Isle Irish, to play for the Waterloo Bucks

It was duly noted that Dylan Thomas to play with the St. Paul Saints on 6/12 in an exhibition game and will return to Elko.

Motion Roufs, second Brennan carried to allow the following teams to play Non-MBA teams:

Cannon Falls to play River Falls 5/29, Bay City 6/26 and Prescott 7/19

St. Paul Capitals to play Eau Claire 6/6 and Osceola 7/18

Twin City Saints to play Spring Valley, WI 5/24, Apple Valley Over 35 team 5/29, St. Paul Hops 5/31 & 6/21, St. Paul Police 6/10 & 7/24, Northwest Metro All Stars 7/11 and play in the Spooner, WI tournament 6/12-6/13

Atwater to play Aurora, SD 5/30

Winona to play Sparta, WI and La Crescent, MN in Doubleheaders in June and July

Windom to play in the Border Battle in Sioux Falls, SD 5/28-5/30

Hibbing to play Duluth Dukes 6/27 & 7/26, Spooner, WI 6/18, as well as their tournament 7/11-7/12 

Motion Forsman, second Nagel carried to allow Ben Bengston to return to play with Warroad using the Heritage Rule

Motion Forsman, second Kreger, carried (7-1 vote with Nagel voting no) to allow Brandon Alfson to return to play with Pipestone under the Heritage Rule 

Motion Barry, second Kreger, carried to reinstate Erik Simmons to the MBA

Motion Roufs, second Barry carried to allow Erik Simmons to return to play with Waseca under the Heritage Rule

Motion Forsman, second Nagel, carried to the Moorhead Brewers along with a group of other MBA players to play an exhibition game against the Fargo Red Hawks on 5/18

Motion Nagel, second Forsman, carried to pay mileage expenses up to $500 to the MBA Summer Intern

OLD BUSINESS 

NEW BUSINESS 

Motion Brennan, second Kreger carried to adjourn with no further business to discuss at 1:20 pm

Next regularly scheduled MBA Board Meeting will be on Saturday, July 11th at the Riverside Inn in Cold Spring at 11:00 AM

Respectfully Submitted by Dave Hartmann

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