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                                                                                                                     5 and 6 Baseball

1. Each game will be 6 innings or 75 minutes.
2. No new inning will begin after the 75 minute time limit. If the time limit expires during an inning then you must finish that inning unless the home team is ahead.
3. Each coach will pitch to his/her team. The coach can pitch from any distance. The coach must pitch overhand.
4. All players are in a continuous batting order.
5. Each batter will get a maximum of 5 pitches to put the ball in play. If the players does not put the ball in play after 5 pitches then he/she is out. If the batter fouls off the 5th pitch then he/she will receive one additional pitch.
6. When the ball is put in play, the coach pitcher must make every effort to leave the field of play.
7. All players will play defensively but ONLY 5 players are allowed in the infield. All other players must be placed in the outfield grass or 10 feet behind the bases if your playing on the large dirt infield.
8. 5 run limit per inning or 3 outs.
9. Player pitcher MUST wear a helmet with a face guard. The player pitcher MUST have one foot in the circle at the time of the pitch.
10. The catcher must wear a chest protector and helmet with a face guard.
11. When the lead runner is stopped time will be called and the play will be over.
12. Two coaches can be on the field defensively but must stay in the outfield behind all players.
13. No infield fly, no bunting, no walks, no steals, no called strikes.
14. One base on a overthrow.

                                                                                                                  7 and 8 Baseball

1. Each game will be 6 innings or 80 minutes.
2. No new inning will begin after the 80 minute time limit. If the time limit expires during an inning then you must finish that inning unless the home team is ahead.
3. Each coach will pitch to his/her team. The coach can pitch from any distance. The coach mush pitch overhand.
4. All players are in a continuous batting order.
5. The batter has a maximum of 5 pitches or 3 strikes. If the player fouls off the 5th pitch then they will receive another pitch.
6. When the ball is put in play, the coach pitcher must make every effort to leave the field of play.
7. All players will play defensively but ONLY 5 players are allowed in the infield. All other players must be placed in the outfield grass or 10 feet behind the bases if your playing on the large dirt infield.
8. 5 run limit per inning or 3 outs.
9. Player pitcher MUST wear a helmet with a face guard. The player pitcher MUST have one foot in the circle at the time of the pitch.
10. The catcher must wear full gear.
11. When the lead runner is stopped time will be called and the play will be over.
12. Two coaches can be on the field defensively but must stay in the outfield behind all players.
13. No infield fly, no bunting, no walks, no steals, no called strikes.
14. One base on a overthrow.

                                                                                                                9 and 10 Baseball

1. Each game will be 6 innings or 80 minutes.
2. No new inning will begin after the 80 minute time limit. If the time limit expires during an inning then you must finish that inning unless the home team is ahead.
3. All players are in a continuous batting order.
4. Each player is required to play at least two defensive innings.
5. Open substitution defensively except for the pitcher.
6. The catcher must wear full gear.
7. Base runners can't leave the base until the ball crosses home plate.
8. Batters cannot run on a dropped third strike.
9. No head first slides allowed except for diving back into a base.
10. Each inning will be 3 outs or 5 runs.
11. A pitcher shall not pitch more than 6 innings in a calendar week. A pitcher shall not throw more than 75 pitches in a game or the same day. If the pitcher reaches the pitch count limit while facing a batter, he may continue to pitch to that batter until the at bat is over.
12. Rest chart for pitchers. The number of pitches thrown to the amount of rest a pitcher is required. Coaches are required to keep up with the number of pitches each pitcher throws a game.
No Rest: 1-30 pitches    1 Day Rest: 31-45 pitches    2 Day Rest: 46-65 pitches    3 Day Rest: 66+ pitches

Contact

Lookout Mountain Rec Board
PO Box 413 
Lookout Mountain, Tennessee 37350

Phone: 423-821-6212
Email: [email protected]

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