The Battery

The Battery is Rochester's first indoor baseball and softball training facility in Western New York.

 

In addition to our regular instructional programs, we provide individuals and teams with a facility where they can practice their hitting and defensive skills.

 

Individual pitching, catching, fielding and hitting lessons start right after Labor Day.  Call to reserve your spot for the season.

 

The Battery is open to the public on Wednesday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

 

Team rentals available. Please call us at 426-0388

 

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Registration Open for Summer Camps

Slots available for the week of July 13th LL baseball camp, and the softball camp on July 20th.

The LL camps, ages 8-12, will be held the weeks of July 6th and week of July 13th at the Bishop Kearney High School fields. For more information and to register, check Programs.

The softball camp, ages 12u, 14u and 16u, will be held on July 20-23 at the Bishop Kearney field.

Space is limited for all three camps.

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News & Events

 
 

Battery Student reaches the 200th hit of her career

 
Special congratulations to Battery student Hannah Anderson, a senior at Caledonia Mumford, who had the 200th hit of her outstanding high school career.. At yesterday's game (May 15, 2015) she hit a double and a solo home run.
Hannah will be attending Ithaca College in the fall.
 
 
 

Battery Student Named Liberty League Player of the Year


Congrats to Brittany Grage for being named the Liberty League Player of the Year! The U of R senior is one of the top college softball players in the country. Offensively, Grage batted .434 with 11 doubles, a school record-tying 14 home runs and 54 RBI's. As a pitcher, Grage went 12-4 with a 2.19 earned run average. Read more...

 

 

AWESOME!

Students did very well swinging their bats during the week of April 27th:

* Emily Mongelli (Irondequoit) 5-5

* Anna Merante (Pittsford Mendon) 4-4 twice

* Mikayla Kemp (Aquinas JV) 4-4

* Olivia Sciarabba (Irondequoit JV) 4-4

* Mikah McDonnell (Webster Thomas F) 3-3

* Ally Uberty (LeRoy) 3-3

* Kate Graham (Gates Chili) 3-3

* Brooke Wolfe (Brighton 3-3

For complete details about the week, check Week #4.

 

Battery students had another great week!

Offensively, several students had a perfect day during the week of April 20th:

*Sam DeFilippo (Gates Chili JV) went 4-4

* Grace Van Horn (Union Springs) went 3-3

* Shannon Grage (Pittsford Mendon) webnt 3-3

* Ciera Moroz (Canandaigua JV) went 3-3

The following Battery students had home runs: Lea Buck (Gates Chili), Emily DeFilippo (Gates Chili), Abby Hibsch (Spencerport), Katie Skolnick (Fairport), Isabelle Selvek (Greece Olympia), Taryn Welch (Pittsford Mendon) and Jen Teerlinck (Irondequoit).

And pitchers also had very good outings:

* Grace Van Horn (Union Springs) 14 K in one game and 11 K in another

* Ally Uberty (LeRoy) 10 K in one game and 14 K in another

* Bri Walker (Gananda) 15 K in one game

* Nicole Carty (Pittsford Sutherland) a two hitter with 10 K

Check more details under Week #3

Battery students have a great week offensively!

During the week of April 13th, several students had a perfect day offensively:

* Ariel Asito went 3 for 3 and slugged a stand up triple to help power Webster.

* Emily Mongelli went 4 for 4, with a double, a triple and six RBI for Irondequoit.

* Matt DeRoller went 3 for 3 in two games for Bishop Kearney.

* Sam Maniocci went 4 for 4 for Greece Odyssey.

* Brooke Wolfe went 4 for 4 with a grand slam for Brighton.

Check how other Battery students are doing by clicking on 2015 Season High School, on the right of the page.

 

 

Battery Student Shines at 2015 Season Opener

Battery student Brittany Grage (Pittsford Mendon), a senior at the University of Rochester, led her alma mater to their first win of the season against Bethany College in Florida. She went 5-5, with two home runs and four RBI. The following day, Britt went 3-4 with two doubles.

Britt has been training year round at The Battery since middle school, and took two hitting lessons with Coach Fred this past week before flying to Florida.

Way to go, Britt!

Battery Alum Named "Cyclone of the Day"

Battery alum Maddie Reese (Pittsford Mendon), a senior at Iowa State was named on February 7 Cyclone of the Day after she went 3-5, with two home runs and five RBI in a game against South Dakota State.  Good job, Maddie!

 

Battery Student Named Scholar Athlete of the Week

Battery student Hannah Anderson, a senior at Caledonia Mumford HS, has been named by Ch 10 Scholar Athlete for the week of Jan 26.

Hannah has had a remarkable high school career and won a number of awards. Not only she excels on the field and was named to the elite  All Greater Rochester Softball Team, but is an excellent student who carries a 96.8 GPA..

Congratulations!

 

Battery Student Signs Letter of Intent

Battery student  Leighann Pettis, a senior pitcher at Churchville Chili High School, signed a letter of intent to play collegiate softball. She will attend Seton Hill University, a Catholic  liberal arts university in Greensburg, a suburb of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Leighann plans on majoring in exercise science. Congratulations! More...

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Battery student Maddie Reese does it all for the Iowa State Cyclones

Congrats to Battery student Maddie Reese (Pittsford) who does it all for the Iowa State Cyclones. Maddie has trained year round at The Battery since 7th grade taking lessons with instructor Fred Tillinghast and attending the softball academy. Read more...

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Battery Students Named to All Greater Rochester Softball Team

 

Congratulations to the eight Battery students named to the 16-player AGR 2014 team.

Hannah Anderson (Caledonia Mumford),  Morgan Boyce (Greece Arcadia), Leah Crocket (Pnefiled), Aidan Falk (Mercy), Kelsey Johnson (Mercy), Becky Knorr (Greece Arcadia), Anna Merante (Pittsford Mendon) and Leighann Pettis (Churchville Chili).

Aidan Falk was also named the AGR Player of the Year.

The following Battery students received Honorable Mention:

Leach Buck (Gates Chili), Deanna Palma (Hiton) Jamie Hoskins (Fairport), Sam Price (Fairport), Nicolette Kulakowski (Vicotr), Sam Manioci (Greece Odyssey), Haile Mariano (Pittsford Mendon), Brooke Wolf (Brighton) Stephanie Mangelli (Irondequoit), Alyssa Gillen (Canandaigua), Nicole Carty (Pittford Sutherland), Courtney Zaucha (Pittsford Mendon), Olivia Spenard (SOTA), Destiny Pacheco (Wilson), Kelsey McMullen (Caledonia Mumford), Kelsey Condidorio (LeRoy), Ally Uberty (LeRoy) and Peyton Wyjad (Gananda).

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Summer Camps

Registration is open for the 2015 LL and softball camps. Check the Programs page for details.

In Memoriam

John Tillinghast - 'Coach T'
1942 - 2012

John Tillinghast

Coach T's strong and steady presence has always guided the Battery family and thousands of young people. We are sustained by the strength and peace of knowing he is now in God's loving hands. You are forever in our hearts and by our side.

Rest in peace Coach.

9/13/12.

The Battery turned 30!

On March 2nd, 2013 The Battery marked its 30th anniversary of training champions. As a small family owned and run business, we are proud to have contributed to make reality the dreams of thousands of young people.

We are proud of the Battery students who through the years have signed with Division 1 colleges and universities; proud of those who signed professional contracts , and proud to have  a Battery-trained student in the major leagues.

We are proud of the lives we have touched and the friends we have made.

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