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Local Rules by Division

BASEBALL RULES BY DIVISION

 

T-Ball

A

AA

AAA

Majors

# of Innings

4

5

6

6

6

End of Inning

Each player bats once.

3 outs or 5 runs scored*

3 outs or 5 runs scored*

3 outs or 5 runs scored*

3 outs

# of Fielders

All players
(max 6 infielders)

10 players
(4 true outfielders; no rover)

10 players
(4 true outfielders; no rover)

9 players

9 players

Minimum Play

Every player shall play the entire game.

Equal playing time for all players.

Equal playing time for all players.

Regular Season: Equal playing time for all players

 

Playoffs:

12 player Mandatory Play Rules

Regular Season: Equal playing time for all players

 

Playoffs:

12 player Mandatory Play Rules

Pitcher

Batter hits off a tee

Coach pitches to own team. Limit of 7 pitches/batter. No walks or hit-by-pitch. Swinging strike outs apply.

Coach pitches to own team for 1st two innings (standard pitch count applies). Kids pitch remainder of the game. Coach takes over count on ball 4 and gives kids up to 3 strikes depending on count inherited. Strike outs apply.

Kid pitches to opposing team. Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs.

Kid pitches to opposing team. Standard balls and strikes including walks, hit-by-pitch, and strike-outs.

Pitch Count

NA

NA

Little League pitch counts apply based on League Age of player.

Little League pitch counts apply based on League Age of player.

Little League pitch counts apply based on League Age of player.

Baserunning

No steals. Runners stop once the ball has been returned to the infield. Runners may circle the bases on last batter.

No steals. Runners stop once the ball has been returned to the infield.

No steals. Runners stop once the ball has been returned to the infield.

Steals allowed. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress.

Steals allowed. Defense is responsible for stopping baserunners progress.

Advanced Baserunning

No bases may be taken on an overthrow.

No bases may be taken on an overthrow.

One base is awarded on any overthrow.

No lead-offs. Runner advances at own risk once the ball passes the batter.

No lead-offs. Runner advances at own risk once the ball passes the batter.

Pinch Runners

Injury only.
No Special Pinch Runner

Injury only.
No Special Pinch Runner

Injury only.
No Special Pinch Runner

Injury only.
No Special Pinch Runner

Injury only.
No Special Pinch Runner

Batting

Continuous Batting order.
Bunting is not allowed

Continuous Batting order.
Bunting is not allowed

Continuous Batting order.
Bunting is not allowed

Continuous Batting order.

Continuous Batting order.

Scoring

Scores will not be kept

5 run limit per inning*.

5 run limit per inning*.

5 run limit per inning*.
10-run mercy rule after the 4th inning.

No run limit per inning. 10-run mercy rule after the 4th inning.

Time Limit

4 innings or 60 minutes, whichever comes first.

5 innings or 90 minutes, whichever comes first.

6 innings or 2 hours, whichever comes first.

Determined by umpires

Determined by umpires

* There is no 5 run limit for the last inning of the game

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