Join The CWL

League Information


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The league will play all games at the Palm Springs Stadium complex.

Participating players will be asked to report on Monday, January 21, 2019. The California Winter League’s season will take place January 24th through February 17th. There will be two days of MLB workouts on January 22nd and 23rd with regular season games starting up on January 24th. The playoffs will be held on February 14th, 15th, and 16th with the CWL Championship game to follow on February 17th. Players depart Palm Springs on February 18th. Each team will play 20 to 23 games with playoffs.

CWL coaches come to the league with the ability to provide exceptional opportunities to sign players to spring training contracts for the 2019 baseball season.

For more registration information, or information about the league please call CWL General Manager Justin Reschke at 760-778-HITS (4487) or email at

Player Fees and Discounts

The regular price to attend the California Winter League, which includes housing and two meals per day in addition to everything listed below, is $3000 if paid in full at the time of registration or $3200 with a deposit paid at the time of registration with the balance being due by January 1st, 2019. A deposit of $1000 guarantees your spot in the CWL. There are early bird discounts available based on when a player registers in full OR with a deposit:

  • $2500 paid in full or $2700 with $1000 deposit until June 1st
  • $2700 paid in full or $2900 with $1000 deposit until August 1st
  • $2800 paid in full or $3000 with $1000 deposit until September 1st
  • $2900 paid in full or $3100 with $1000 deposit until October 1st
  • $3000 paid in full or $3200 with a $1000 deposit any time after October 1st.

Limit 2 discounts per player

  • $750 discount if player provides their own housing and meals
  • $200 discount for players with professional experience
  • $1,000 deposit due upon registration (no refunds will be issued on deposits for any reason)
  • Total balance after deposit due by 1/1/19
  • Payments after the initial deposit can be made however players wish by calling our office at (760) 778-4487.

Fees Cover:

  • Lodging
  • Two meals per day – Combination of restaurant vouchers and catered meals at the stadium
  • Local transportation to training facilities for entire length of league
  • Catcher’s gear will be provided (if needed)
  • Players are responsible for their own transportation to and from Palm Springs, California
  • MLB alumni player/coach instruction
  • Current Independent League managers and MLB scouts looking to sign players
  • Game action
  • Uniforms (Pants, Jersey, Hat, Belt, Socks, Workout Shorts, Workout Shirt)
  • Equipment (Bats, Balls, Helmets)
  • Locker room facility
  • Laundered uniforms daily
  • EOS Fitness membership for the duration of the league

Your registration is a firm commitment to participate in the CWL. Cancellations will not result in a refund, but credit will be applied towards future seasons.

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