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Real name:
Scott Tait

Location:
FresnoClovis, CA

Division:
Men's 65

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Aug. 19, 2014
taits
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Rubber bat knob

I've seen them at Sports Auth and Dicks awhile back. Might try their web sites.
Aug. 19, 2014
taits
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Aluminum bats and blue dot balls

I know many that would still play.
I doubt there would actually be any REAL difference in doing that compared to what we have available now.

Alloy bats dent, wave and crack. Used with Balls 47 to 52 cor with average of 525 comp.
Composite bats crack, break are used with balls @ 44 \375 or lessor balls.

Both these equipment type comparisons fly about same distances. Damage rates are about same also.
While I'm sure some will disagree, that's ok too. But I doubt this will happen because there is too much money changing hands involved. Those that did make the alloys probably still have the machinery to start up again though. The process is very interesting to see in person.

Aug. 14, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: West Coast Aftershock -

Collateral damage, one action effects the rest involved. End of story.
Aug. 12, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: 7 run rule

It seems the older we get the MORE restrictions they (assn's) put on the teams.
Aug. 11, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TEAM PENALIZED FOR GODD DEFENSE AND PITCHING

L,
I agree with you to a point but both are needed to win.
Think that singles or better more often can be more of an advantage than one HR unless the bases are loaded as it were. Think they call it dinging then do death.
Have 'learned' that teams tend to get better when they play better teams. I know more than a few teams who bitched the board to death when they got moved up to 3A. But they have been more than capable at that lever for some time. Same goes for a few 3A teams that moved up to M.
On other side of coin I also know teams that do not belong where they are.
It isn't a perfect world is it, but it is what it is.
That all said there are teams that have NEVER moved up from AA and could well be that the came could apple for teams that entered as #A and are stuck there.
Book said something like they base ratings on at least 3 qualifiers but they do not say which ones or how far back. Also there is a sentence I mentioned in one of my post on this before that they reserve the right to do this at any time.
Kinda a cop out in my book, but I guess sometimes circumstances change just teams loose players and get in a bind.
Over all they do the best job out there.

In these games I've learned it you don't score the '5' in almost every inning and more in the open, your a lame duck at any level.
Still thing with the W\L they have a good chance at majors. Down side for it NOW is timing and the shock just before so soon.
Aug. 11, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TEAM PENALIZED FOR GODD DEFENSE AND PITCHING

I misplaced by book and no time to read the site post but I think you play at level you won the right to play for the championship.
With that win\loss record, the team should fair well.
Aug. 4, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TOC

Only other 'troubling' way Is a search here for specific events they sometimes post here. It is more time consuming that the other but is they didn't complete them as I know some aren't your SOL.
Maybe if they get a moment from reading 'boring' post (lol) as one says, you might get a reply post here on that...

Might be more helpful if you mentioned which age bracket and ratings though making if less time consuming I'd think.
Aug. 3, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: TOC

I think they all have more important things to worry about this week.
However you could do that your self just by checking TOC events that have already played out.
Aug. 2, 2014
taits
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: WHY SEVEN RUNS PER INNING?

Swing...
My money would be on neither of those. but rather it would be;
1st; TIME alloted per game,
2nd; runs,
3rd; innings
July 31, 2014
taits
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Softballs for World Championships in Vegas

Many things are probable, but more unlikely like Terry pitching for instance.
Now I'm waiting the for target proximity bats. Maybe will be called "EYES" lol
See ya maybe at the complex in Sac.
July 31, 2014
taits
Topic: Tournaments
Discussion: Softballs for World Championships in Vegas

I doubt ...,.""MOST" pitchers take the ball with them to the dugout... stands but rather drop it or toss it to the mound area like I do.

BORING staff... but those would sure be interesting balls... lol
July 30, 2014
taits
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Short Term Fixes For Cracked Bats

Would that happened to have been in the Sac area?
July 28, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: NorCal Warriors bumped to Major Plus

hitrun5
I agree w\ you on the rerate after 2 as opposed to the three they have on the record for doing so . However they use a Philips driver with the escape goat addition to the rule 13.1(3) They 'only' 'rate' twice a year BUT reserve the right to do this at any time... in my book it isn't right. But then not all is right the last few years.
Your record really is a good one and perhaps justified depending the the score differences which is also supposed to be used.

TOKE9 Hope it works for your team. Being the only + team in the area really puts the screws to ya. Good luck. E-me: tait_ebay@yahoo.com
July 28, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Stars and Stripes

http://mortenson.wistia.com/medias/tejnwpitig


July 28, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What Happened To SENIOR SOFTBALL BAT REVIEWS?

I went back after posting that note and my system got booted out during the loading of the videos. Maybe the site had a bug.
July 28, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What Happened To SENIOR SOFTBALL BAT REVIEWS?

Opened today.
July 27, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: What Happened To SENIOR SOFTBALL BAT REVIEWS?

Try Kelly's they have good reviews.
Allen would gladly help as well.
July 27, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: NorCal Warriors bumped to Major Plus

toke9
You can plead your case if you can back it up with stats (books kept or the like) log it all down and write a letter to them. That is more viable that on here which really is mute. It does work if you have the info and might also include notes form umpires to those games.

July 27, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Perscott, Ax event going on now

Glad to read that from you both. Would really suck having to play or wait out dusty conditions those dust storms cause.
Playing in rain, wind or with the sun in your eyes is bad enough, but to have dirt blowing in your eyes and other orifices would be something else.
Glad its good weather.
July 26, 2014
taits
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: Perscott, Ax event going on now

Those that come seem to be quite scary for the damage that could ensue.
Take care.
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