You may be thinking of "Rookie of the Year" (1993). But the team was the Chicago Cubs. Stars Thomas Ian Nicholas, Gary Busey, Daniel Stern.
James Woods, I think.
he plays the kid
Look at the credits at the end of the movie
The person who plays Gregory's father in the movie is called Steve Zahn.
In Karate Kid 2010, Meiying plays the violin.
the actor that plays as aang is noah ringer