See the latest news from the Take the Field Team


05 Aug
14 Jun


One of the top fastpitch events of the summer has arrived in Kansas City this week and the elite level softball players participating are itching to kick up some dirt like never before.

11 Jun


Midwest Sports Productions (MSP) is pleased to announce QuikTrip (QT) as the 2020 title sponsor of the annual Hawaiian Hitfest baseball tournament, the largest baseball tournament in world.

16 Apr

The Hot Corner Podcast is Here!

Need something to listen to while staying home? MSP has you covered! We are excited to announce the launch of our new podcast The Hot Corner. This podcast is geared towards you, the MSP community.

21 Mar

A Note from Jeremy McDowell

“This too shall pass,” has hit my desk several times the last few days and I 100% agree. But let’s not miss the opportunity in front of us right now to "lock arms" as a community and help each other.

14 Mar

Mid-America & Mid-America West Unveil Upgrades

When you visit Mid-America West Sports Complex (MAWSC) and Mid-America Sports Complex (MASC) this year, some noticeable upgrades will catch your eye while at the park. These upgrades will make the venues some of the top facilities in the Midwest and we look forward to hosting many events here for years to come.

07 Mar

What to Watch - Exhibition Games

Time to enjoy the spring weather! Join us for the first Saturday outdoors this year for our one-day exhibition tournament, giving teams a chance to prep for the upcoming spring season. The action will take place at Fountain Bluff Sports Complex in Liberty, Mo., on Mar, 7.

29 Feb

What to Watch - Griffon Indoor 6

What better way to start the new month than coming to see the sixth Griffon Indoor tourney of the season? The action will take place on Sunday, Mar. 1.

29 Feb

What to Watch - Griffon Indoor 5

Make sure you’re in attendance for our fifth Griffon Indoor tournament of the spring! Be there Saturday, Feb. 29 to see another champion crowned on the turf!

15 Feb

What to Watch - Griffon Indoor 3

Be prepared to see a display of great competition at the third tournament of the Griffon Indoor series this early spring season. Stay warm indoors on the campus of Missouri Western State University on Saturday, Feb. 15. Don’t miss out seeing these athletes in action!

15 Feb

What to Watch - K4

The first K4 tournament of the season kicks off this weekend! Join us inside for a Saturday in Meriden, KS at the K4 Sports Complex on Feb. 15. Be there to see the athletes in action on the diamond indoors.

08 Feb

What to Watch - Griffon Indoor 2

Griffon Indoor is a one-day, indoor fastpitch tournament that takes place on the campus of Missouri Western State University in St Joseph, Mo.

17 Jan

2020 Super Bowl Extravaganza Sweepstakes Terms & Conditions

Official Rules for the 2020 Super Bowl Extravaganza

04 Dec

2019 12 Days of MSP Giveaways Rules & Regulations

The details, rules and regulations for our 12 Days of MSP Giveaways

30 Oct

Super 48 Game MVPs - Oct 25-27

A list of Super 48 Game MVPs from the Oct 25-27 weekend

29 Oct

Oct 25-27 Weekend Recap

Results from the weekend of Oct. 25-27

22 Oct

October 18-20 Weekend Results

Results from the Fall Shootout and the Wood Bats and Bones Tournaments

16 Oct

Experienced Umpire Giving Back to Community

Longtime Kansas City Umpire Steps Behind the Backstop to Impact Youth

11 Oct

What to Expect - October 11-13

Teams to Watch for A/B Monster Bash

28 Sep

What to Expect – Weekend of Sept. 27

What to watch at the Bats & Bones 6GG and the Fastbreak Baseball 6GG this weekend!

18 Sep

Changing Lives One Cup at a Time

Midwest Sports Production and Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Join Forces to Defeat Pediatric Cancer

16 Sep

September 13 Weekend Recap

Results from Alex Gordon Classic, Cap City Clash, and the Twin Oaks Turf and Zip Challenge

06 Aug

Midwest Sports Productions Announces 2019 Fall Fastpitch and Baseball Event Schedule

Midwest Sports Productions, the world’s largest organizer of fastpitch and baseball tournaments, is excited to announce the 2019 schedule for fall tournaments.

09 Jul

Midwest Sports Productions teams up with THE YARD XL for upcoming National Championships

MSP partners with THE YARD XL for 8U/10U/12U "C" National Championships

13 Mar

Midwest Sports Productions Announces New Partnership with Jack Link’s For 2019

Jack Link's Protein Snacks and Midwest Sports Productions join forces for May 3-5 Feed Your Wild Side tournament.

14 Feb

The Impact of Youth Sports on Type 1 Diabetes

Ryley DeMaro never let type 1 diabetes keep her from playing the game she loved, softball! Read more about her journey with softball and type 1 diabetes. 

12 Feb

Rotational Vs Linear Hitting

Rotational and Linear hitting are two of the widely known practices in softball. Learn about the differences between the two and Tony Milz's opinion on the techniques.

12 Feb

Shawnee County Parks contracts with MSP

Shawnee County Parks + Recreation has contracted with Midwest Sports Productions for the third consecutive year to provide youth baseball and softball tournaments at the state-of-the-art Bettis Family Sports Complex, Lake Shawnee Girls Softball Complex and other county-owned facilities.

08 Feb


Shawnee, Kan. – With the baseball and fastpitch seasons quickly approaching, Midwest Sports Productions is excited to announce a new partnership with Easton for the 2019 season.