Baseball 2018
Game
Number
Division Date Time Home Team Score Away Team Score Location
Comments
GAME RULES --
Game Time: Game time is forfeit time, although games may start early with agreement of both teams.
Game Length (A Division): Games are 7 innings, with extra innings played until winner established.
Game Length (B Division): Games are 6 innings, with extra innings played until winner declared. After the end of the 8th inning, if no winner then game is a tie.
Game Time Limit (A Division): No inning shall start after two hours of play, UNLESS game tied and extra innings needed.
Game Time Limit (B Division): No inning shall start after one hour and 45 minutes of play, UNLESS tied and extra innings needed.
Inning Length (All Divisions): 3 outs or when offense scores 5 runs. TWO EXCEPTIONS:
(1) After 3rd inning, team behind more than 5 can score until 3rd out or until game tied, whichever comes first.
(2) In last inning and all extra innings, run limit does not apply up to mercy limit.
Mercy Rule (All Divisions): 15 runs after 4 innings/ 10 runs after 5 or more innings.
TEAM NUMBER --
Full team compliment is 9 (A Division) and 10 (B Division). Teams can start with one player less than the full compliment number. Teams can play with two short of full compliment, as long as no player was ejected.
PLAYING RULES --
Bunting (All Divisions): Bunting is allowed. Stepping on plate and fouled bunt after 2 strikes is an out.
Stealing (A Division): Allowed. Lead-offs allowed. No stealing home on pitch, but allowed on other plays or passed ball. Suicide squeeze allowed, but if batter does not bunt, considered illegal steal of home.
Stealing (B Division): No lead-offs. Stealing allowed ONCE BALL CROSSES PLATE (including passed balls, wild pitches and plays elsewhere on the field).
Dropped Third Strike (A Division): Ball is in play.
Dropped Third Strike (B Division): Ball is dead, no advancement allowed.
FIELD CONFIGURATION --
Base Distance (A Division): Eighty feet (80').
Base Distance (B Division): Sixty-five feet (65').
Pitching Distance (A Division): Fifty-six feet (56').
Pitching Distance (B Division): Forty-six feet (46').
EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS --
Baseball (All Divisions): Regulation baseball.
Bats (All Divisions): Weight and length specifications must meet either the National Federation guidelines (-3) or be marked "Little League."
Helmets (All Divisions): NOCSAE approved helmets required.
UMPIRES --
Umpire to be paid $42.00 ($21.00 from each team). League will pay TOURNAMENT UMPIRES.
League will attempt to provide umpire for each game. If none shows, agree on substitute and play as if assigned by League.
SCORES -- Winning coach please E-Mail score using the website's "Contact Us" link within 24 hours of game.