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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Spring training starts for young baseball players


April 7, 2016

Alex Kuhn

Members of the Worland baseball Cal Ripken team Matthew Wantulok (Left) and Jerry Leyva Jr. (Right) practice their throwing form during practice at the Worland Community Center.

WORLAND- The MLB season started Sunday afternoon and now it is time for the young future baseball stars to begin their season as well.

Cal Ripken

The Worland Cal Ripken baseball team has been practicing for weeks now in preparation of the season. Their first tournament will be on May 13-14 in Pocatello, Idaho.

Cal Ripken is a division within the Babe Ruth League, within the Cal Ripken division the Worland team competes in the major/60 division. The major/60 players age range goes from 8 to 10 years old, the base paths are 60-feet, the pitching distance is 46-feet and stealing isn't allowed...

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