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Northern Calvert Little League

Local Rules


NCLL Local rules

NCLL Local Rules 2017


ALL DIVISIONS

Must bat continuous lineup.  No child can sit consecutive innings on the bench.
5 runs maximum per inning including the last inning. No forfeits allowed.
Use player pool, or defensive players from opponent.
Any pool player must bat last and cannot pitch. 
All other rules as per Little League rule book.
No new inning after 2 hours and drop dead time 2:15.

MP - 
Can place additional players in outfield if desired.
Machine speed set at 36-38 MPH
5 swings per bat. 
No extra bases allowed on overthrows
No stealing of bases
No scores or records kept

 Minors -
Can play with a 4th outfielder if desired.
The last made out in the lineup can run for the catcher at any time to speed up the game.

Majors/Juniors
The last made out in the lineup can run for the catchers at any time to speed up the game


Content

Little League Rule Changes for 2017

Playing Rule 6.08(a)(2) – The Batter [Baseball]
Divisions: Minor and Major Baseball Divisions

Allows a defensive team to intentionally walk a batter in Minor and Major Divisions. (Page 97).
Summary:
Prior to a pitch being thrown, the defense elects to “Intentionally Walk” the batter by announcing such decision to the plate umpire.
NOTE 1: Such notification must be made by the defensive manager. The manager must request and be granted “time” by the umpire and then inform the umpire of the defense’s intent to walk the batter.
NOTE 2: The ball is dead and no other runners may advance unless forced by the batter’s award. Four (4) pitches will be added to the pitch count.

Playing Rule 6.02(c) – The Batter [Baseball, Softball]

After entering the batter’s box, the batter must remain in the box with at least one foot throughout the at bat.

Exceptions:
1. 
On a swing, slap, or check swing.
2. 
When forced out of the box by a pitch.
3. 
When the batter attempts a “drag bunt” in Baseball [or attempts a “slap” or “slap bunt” in Softball]
4. 
When the catcher does not catch the pitched ball.
5. 
When a play has been attempted.
6. 
When time has been called.
BASEBALL: When the pitcher leaves the dirt area of the pitching mound or takes a position more than five feet from the pitcher’s plate after receiving the ball or the catcher leaves the catcher’s box. 
SOFTBALL: When the pitcher leaves the eight foot circle or the catcher leaves the catcher’s box.
1.  
On a three ball count pitch that is a strike that the batter thinks is a ball.
Penalty:
If the batter leaves the batter’s box or delays play and none of the exceptions apply, the umpire shall warn the batter. After one warning on a batter, the umpire shall call a strike. Any number of strikes can be called on each batter.
Minor/Major Division Baseball and All Softball Divisions: No pitch has to be thrown, the ball is dead, and no runners may advance.
Intermediate (50-70) Division/Junior/Senior Baseball Divisions: No pitch has to be thrown and ball is live.
NOTE: The batter may return their position in the batter’s box and assume the new count at any time during the at-bat, unless such enforced penalty is the third strike.



Regular Season Pitching Rules - Baseball

The manager must remove the pitcher when said pitcher reaches the limit for his/her age group as noted below, but the pitcher may remain in the game at another position:
League Age:

17-18  105 pitches per day
13-16  95 pitches per day
11-12  85 pitches per day
9-10    75 pitches per day
7-8      50 pitches per day

EXCEPTION: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed in Regulation VI (c) for his/her league age while facing a batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch until any one of the following conditions occurs: 1. That batter reaches base; 2. That batter is put out; 3. The third out is made to complete the half-inning.

Note 1: A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the position of catcher for the remainder of that day.


Pitchers league age 14 and under must adhere to the following rest requirements: 
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 pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 36 - 50 pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 21 - 35 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 day of rest is required.

Pitchers league age 15-18 must adhere to the following rest requirements: 
If a player pitches 76 or more pitches in a day, four (4) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 61 - 75 pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 46 - 60 pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 31 -45 pitches in a day, one (1) calendar days of rest must be observed. 
If a player pitches 1-30 pitches in a day, no (0) calendar day of rest is required.

EXCEPTION: 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 following conditions occurs: 1. That batter reaches base; 2. That batter is retired; 3. 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 pitcher is removed before delivering a pitch to another batter.

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