Men’s 9 v 9 & Coed 10 v 10 (7 Males Max on the field)

  • 6 players minimum to start game (must have 1 female for coed)
  • Bats provided at leagues, but you are welcome to bring your own
    • Bats must be ASA, USSA or NSA certified
  • Gloves ARE NOT PROVIDED. Please bring your own
  • Walks are 1 base

Basic Rules

  • AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH GAME both teams MUST submit a written list of their batting order to the ump
  • NO bunting – bunts are a foul ball (at the ref’s discretion)
  • 2 fouls is an out
  • Ball should be thrown between 6 ft. (min) to 16 ft. (max) measured from the ground
  • If the ball is between the 6’ to 16’ range and hits home plate or the strike mat, then it is a strike
  • (COED ONLY) A male will receive 2 bases when walked only in a female is next to bat regardless of whether bases are occupied or not.

Batting

  • ALL batters WILL START WITH A 1-1 COUNT
  • Sliding is ALLOWED, Any slide that results in excessive contact with the defensive player will result in the runner being called out (at the ref’s discretion)

Innings

  • 6 innings in a game
  • UNLESS we reach the 50 minute warning: then both teams will be warned and the start the of next inning will be the FINAL inning
  • In the final inning, the losing team bats first
  • Weekend Leagues Only – 7 innings or one hour, whichever comes first
  • Mercy Rule – lessens the chance of having blowouts early in the games (boring for everyone)
  • Max. 6 runs can be scored per inning (EXCEPT the last inning – no limit)
  • Games CAN end in a tie during the regular season
  • An extra inning will be played in the event of a tie game. (Only in playoffs)
  • If the game is still tied after that extra inning then the team that reached the furthest base wins.

Base Running

  • Base Running NO stealing, CANNOT leave his/her base until the pitched ball is hit.  NO pick off attempts
  • Ball is DEAD on a pitch once it hits the ground (or a player)
  • Overthrow rule:  If the ball is deemed out of play or unplayable, ALL runners are awarded 1 base from the base LAST possessed upon release of the throw, If the ball is OVERTHROWN and REMAINS in play, the game continues


League wide policies:

  • Teams without the minimum players will forfeit after 10 minutes from their designated start time
  • Playoffs ONLY – At the beginning of each game, both teams MUST submit a written batting order to the ref
  • Forfeit Rule: All teams make the playoffs at the end of the season, unless you forfeit twice within the regular season.