It’s time to start thinking about baseball again.
Rocky Mount native and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Brian Goodwin is hosting a free baseball clinic this weekend.
The clinic will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 at Rocky Mount High School. The event is open to kids aged 8 to 14, and will focus on reinforcing the fundamentals of baseball, and will provide a chance for children to celebrate the holidays together.
This is the second annual clinic hosted by Goodwin, who, according to the event notice, “aims to connect with local youth in Rocky Mount and give them a chance to have fun while nurturing their baseball skills and techniques.”
In case of inclement weather, the camp will move to Competitive Edge — the location of last year’s clinic — at 416 Barnum Road, Rocky Mount.
Goodwin had his best year as a pro while playing the most games of his four-year MLB career. The left-handed batting outfielder played in 136 games and batted .262 with a career-high 17 home runs and 47 RBI. He also had career highs in triples (3), doubles (29) and hits (108).
It was his first season playing in L.A. He started his career with the Washington Nationals, who traded him to the Kansas City Royals in July of 2018. He was claimed off waivers by the Angels ahead of the 2019 season.
For more information on Goodwin’s upcoming clinic, contact Kathryn Quirk at MVP Sports Group at 310-525-3755 or at KathrynQ@MVPSportsGroup.com.