Welcome to the homepage of the Pecos Developmental League.
The Pecos Developmental League is the official developmental league for the Pecos League of Professional Baseball Clubs.
The Pecos Developmental League is dedicated to the progression of future professional players.
The Coastal Kingfish serve as the primary team of the Pecos Developmental League.
With the Pecos League's expansion to 8 teams in 2013 the Pecos Developmental League was formed out of neccessity the supply players to the Pecos League during the regular season.
It is the best way for unsigned free agents or overlooked collegiate players to showcase themselves and get signed to a pro contract during the summer.
The Pecos Developmental League is an amateur league. The teams will play each other and against the Coastal Baseball League will also play games against the Pecos Developmental Teams.
Players can be called up to the Pecos League at any time.
The Pecos League has promoted 289 players to higher independent and affiliated teams from 2010-2014.
With so many players leaving it has left a need to create a source for players. Each Pecos League Team has 22 active players with ten teams that is 220 players. On Average each team promotes 6 players per year which is 60 players. With this many players being moved it is becoming very tough for teams to replace players.
- In 2012 the New York Federal/Lions trained and played in Houston with 11 of its players being promoted into the Pecos League.
- In 2013 the Coastal Kingfish trained and played in Houston with 8 of its players being promoted into the Pecos League.
Pecos Developmental League Purpose:
To provide professional baseball players and top collegiate graduates a summer showcase instructional league to be able to compete for pro jobs.
To assess and select players to join the rosters of teams during the Pecos League Regular Season.
Pecos Developmental League FAQ
- Is the Pecos Developmental League a Professional League?
No it is a Developmental League, players are not paid, players are paid in the Pecos League.
- What are times?
June 10-July 2, 2017
- What is the cost?
- Where will I stay?
You will provided housing 4 to a room at the Dixie Farm Road Studio 6 in Houston, Texas.
- Why would I goto the Pecos Developmental League?
If you are looking to get signed for the summer, or you need to do rehab or you have recently been released.
- Where are the games for the Pecos Developmental League?
All Games are played in Houston Texas at Coastal Park and MacGregor Park.
- Will there be scouts at the games?
Both coaches are scouts for Pecos League and higher level teams. At anytime you can get offered a contract and sent to an Independent Team.
- Is housing provided, what is provided for $1000?
Jersey tops, hats, helmets, baseballs and housing are provided from June 6-June 26, 2015 in Houston, Texas.
- Format of games/practices/training?
There will be games or practices every day.
Players are encouraged to fly into Hobby Airport and arriving on June 6 and departing on June 29
The Pecos Spring League will house players at:
Studio 6 Dixie Farm Road
These fees include the following, housing at hotel. Coaches fees, uniforms, helmets.
Players are responsible for food, transportation to and from Houston Texas. Players need to bring the following equipment. Gloves, White Pants, Grey Pants, Helmet, Plastic Molded Cleats, Spikes.
With the Independent baseball season starting in May 2017, many players are trying to get their foot in the door of Pro Ball with fewer and fewer opportunities.
The Pecos Developmental League and the Pecos Spring Leagueare the only option where players can get a chance to train and get ready for a season as opposed to individual workouts.
The League has local sponsors so the costs are about Ĺ of the costs of other leagues.
The Pecos Developmental League is ideal for players that did not get full opportunities at the college level to get exposure and possibly a spring training invite. The League is also ideal for players who are coming off of injuries. Coastal Baseball Park features artificial turf infields to battle Houstonís rain.
Playing in the Pecos Spring League does not effect eligbility for college players that are red-shirting or not playing for whatever reason.