Welcome to the Victoria Rockets Midget AAA 2005 Season
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The Victoria Rockets are sporting a 16 man roster this season with 2 men depth in each position. It will take hard work and team commitment to be one of the starting 9 this year. The coaching staff is very excited about the potential we see for the 2005 Victoria Rockets.
Returning players this season include Taylor Charles, Kris Feeney, Jared Lehive, Gabe Natarelli, Dan Olivier, Colin Perry, Stuart Skillings and Scott Vickers. Coming over from last seasons Victoria Capitals is Cory MacKay and from Victoria Mariner’s Premier Team, Hitoshi Fukushima.
Newcomers to the roster include: Bantam AAA Vipers players Andrew Crowe, Jeff Erasmus and Adam Sharpe; Midget AA player Brandon Howell; Bantam AA players Thomas Trask and Adam Wilson.
Our team goal this season is to “Be the team to beat!”
The Rockets catching duties will be shared between two returning Rockets, Scott Vickers and Jared Lehive.
Sharing the duties on the hot corner will be Hitoshi Fukushima and Adam Sharpe. Middle Infielders include Kris Feeney, Adam Wilson, Thomas Trask and Taylor Charles. First base will be home to Cory MacKay and Dan Olivier.
The Rockets outfield consists of speed and arm strength. In left field we will have Gabe Natarelli and Brandon Howell, in center field Andrew Crowe and Colin Perry and in Right Field Stuart Skillings and Jeff Erasmus.
With an arsenal of 12 pitchers this season, The Rockets will set up a strong rotation consisting of 5 Starters, 4 Middle Relievers and 3 Closers.
The Rockets will be focusing on consistency with their offense this season. Our moto is “Put the ball in play and make the defense do the work.”