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AA Minors Rules

2016 Timberline/Canyon Lake/Harney/Rushmore/BB Little League

Pitching Mound is 40’ with 60’ bases.

  • Time limit of 90 minutes or 6 innings, whichever comes first. Most games will go a maximum of 4 innings. A new inning cannot begin after 75 minutes.
  • Inning ends upon 3 defensive outs or after 4 runs are scored. 4 runs are the maximum amount of runs that can be scored in an inning.
  • Base stealing is not allowed. One base on any overthrow, a runner may not take extra bases on multiple overthrows. One additional base is the maximum amount that a runner can take on any series of overthrows.
  • The batting order shall include all players at the game. Teams shall bat through the batting order, keeping track of outs and the 4 run limit. No switching of the batting order once the game begins. Late players are allowed and shall be added to the end of the batting order.
  • Bunting is allowed!
  • No on deck batter. No head first sliding to a base.
  • The pitcher will pitch until the batter is retired by strikeout or has hit the ball into play. If the pitcher throws 4 balls or hits the batter, the batting team’s coach will come in to pitch. The batter will continue to hit until he either hits the ball or strikes out. The batters strike count will remain when the coach comes in to pitch. There are no walks.
  • Pitching Rules- See LL Rules. * See Attached Pitching Rules*
  • Each player must play an inning at an infield position and each player must play an inning in an outfield position.
  • Home team must furnish 2 balls per game and base coaches may be team coaches. Home team shall provide the plate umpire and the visiting team will supply the field umpire.
  • The home team is responsible for field preparation, bases, umpire equipment, raking and chalking the field and putting all equipment away after the game. Both teams need to clean their dugouts and stands.
  • Managers/coaches will decide on game cancellations in case if inclement weather. Make up games must be scheduled through the league director.
  • Runners must slide or avoid the catcher at any play at home.
  • Free substitutions. Regular Little League rules shall govern subject to these exceptions.
  • Base runners cannot leave base until the ball has either been hit, or has crossed home plate.
  • Adults may warm up pitcher. Warm-up may not exceed eight (8) pitches or one (1) minute.
  • Remember that this is an instructional league. Every effort should be made to make the game enjoyable for each player, regardless of his skill level.

Pitching Rules- See LL Rule Book.  (Page 37,38) (THIS IS AN OVERVIEW PLEASE REFER TO OFFICAL RULE BOOK)

7-8 - 50  pitches a day

Exception: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed in Regulation VI(c) for his/her league age while facing batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch until any one of the following conditions occurs:

  • That batter reaches base;
  • That batter is put out;
  • The third out is made to complete the half-inning.

Days Rest:

  • If a player pitches 66 or more pitches in a day, four (4) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 51-65 or more pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 36-50 or more pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 21-35 or more pitches in a day, one (1) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 1-20 pitches in a day, no (0) calendar days of rest is required.

NOTE: If a pitcher reaches a day(s) of rest threshold while facing a batter the pitcher may continue to pitch until any one of the follow occurs:

  • That batter reaches base;
  • That batter is put out;
  • The third out is made to complete the half-inning.

The pitcher will only be required to observe the calendar day(s) of rest for the threshold he/she reached during that at-bat, provided that a pitcher is removed or the game is completed before delivering a pitch to another batter.

NOTE: A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the positions of catcher for the remainder of that day.

NOTE: Any player who has played the position of catcher in four (4) or more innings a game is not eligible to pitch on that calendar day. (The catcher receiving one pitch to a batter in the fourth inning constitutes having caught four (4) innings.  Warm-up pitches do not count.

A pitcher once removed from the mound cannot return as a pitcher.

Warm-up may not exceed eight (8) pitches or one (1) minute.

THIS ONLY HIGHLIGHTS A FEW OF THE RULES IT IS THE MANAGERS/COACHES RESPONSIBILITY TO READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL RULES ACCORDING TO THE LITTLE LEAGUE:   “2016 BASEBALL OFFICAL REGULATIONS AND PLAYING RULES”

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