a. Remind people through the season to begin making sure information is accurate for
books. Scorebooks for games must be kept and turned in.
b. For Leagues keeping Electronic scorebooks – a file from each league is due to the DC At
the end of every month with their EBooks. Leagues that are not compliant will not be
issued their LOE.
c. Leagues with paper books must be collected at ½ season and then the other half at the
end of the year.
7 players maximum are allowed from one team to create post season teams if a league
has two or more teams in a division. No exceptions in cases where league could not get
enough commitment, etc.
a. Keep Coach Pitch – Must be declared at the plate meeting if using the machine or coach
i. ‘Pitcher’ cannot coach or instruct. Penalty – removed from game as pitcher.
b. Change outfielders to 10 feet behind base line.
c. Coach pitch distance to be moved to right in front of the pitching machine (~30 feet)
d. Discussion on baserunners rule when it comes to when time is called. Decision to leave
rule as is, however, table to fall when we may trial run new rule on trail runner taking
next base if already in motion to base when lead runner abandons advance.
e. Mask rule to stay the same. At a Follow Book rule Pitcher, and corner infielders MUST
wear all others HIGHLY encouraged.
f. Change infielders to that they must remain in normal starting positions until ball is
released from machine or coach unless bunt is shown.
g. The base runner may leave the once the ball is released and advance once the ball is put
into play. Stealing is NOT permitted in *U. Penalty for leaving early is the same (Runner
h. Change pitcher movement is allowed once the ball is released rather than once the ball
is hit. Must remain in circle but can move up in front of machine.
i. A team must play with 10 players, allowed to play with 9, but must take an out in the
batting order for the missing ‘10 th ’ player.
i. If a 10 th player arrives after game start, they are allowed to be inserted into the
lineup in the empty 10 th spot, at which time the out penalty will be dropped.
Q. Add dropped 3 rd strike rule to 10u – Discussed and agreed upon to roll out option at Districts for
coaches to choose at the plate meeting if Dropped 3 rd strike will be added to the game. It must
be unanimously agreed upon by both coaches to be added to the game and if agreed upon will
be played as which throughout the game’s entirety.