New Year Updates

Oranjestad, Aruba- The start of 2021 has been an exciting year for 297 Baseball Academy!

College Commitments

Jorgell Diaz and Deven Vrolijk, have recently committed to Southern Maine Community College. Both athletes worked closely with us over the years to make their dreams come true. They will be departing for college in the late summer/fall of 2022 to begin their careers. They will be playing under Coach Dave Walsh.

College Preparatory Workouts

January was a great month for baseball in Aruba but it wont stop there. 297 Baseball Academy is now offering college preparatory workouts every month leading up until Aruba Baseball Weekend. Our first session will start at the beginning of February. For players who want to play and compete at the next level we highly encourage these workouts. Not only do they improve your physical skills as athletes but they also teach the importance of time management, getting enough rest, and slowly assimilating themselves to the college lifestyle. For more information or to sign up please contact +297-699-6200

Recruiting Consulting & Meetings

As many players have already taken advantage, we will be offering college recruiting meetings in the month of March. These meetings will give players the opportunity to talk with the 297 baseball and academic staff to reach their goals of playing at the next level. Meetings must be scheduled in advance via email at

Aruba Baseball Weekend

Aruba Baseball Weekend registration is now online and open! This coming August we will be hosting 8 guest coaches from the United States. All of these coaches have either played collegiately or professionally. This event is extremely important for those players wishing to play collegiately. Our staff has set up a schedule from February until August for each player to have the best opportunity to show their skills. We highly encourage players to take advantage of our training session starting in February leading up until Aruba Baseball Weekend. College coaches will be reaching out to us! As always be will be offering Aruba Baseball Weekend sessions for the youth players as well focusing on development and having fun. Unlike in the past we will now be offering softball only sessions at this event run by our three collegiate softball coaches. For more information on the event or to sign up please visit the link below!

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