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General Rules

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Instructional Divison Baseball / Softball

1. The home team will supply one new ball and one used ball per game.
2. Both home and visiting team’s coaches are responsible for field setup.
4. Games will be 3 innings long so that each batter gets 3 times at bat.
5. There will be NO LEADING and NO STEALING.(not even on pass balls)
6. Any player coming late will enter the bottom of the batting order.
7. Three adult coaches are permitted on the field during games. All coaches permitted during warm ups and between innings.
8. Each player should play at least 1 inning in the infield with 9 players for baseball and 10 players for softball with 4 outfielders. Based on small rosters coaches can agree to play more players in the outfield to get them more playing time.
9. All players will bat in the lineup.
10. Coach Pitch or Machine pitch coaches must declare what they will be doing before game start. If Coach pitch is accepted, coach must be pitching from the mound or from where the machine will be stationed. Coach must through over hand.  7 attempts will be awarded to the batter a tee may be used on the 6 and 7th attempt. (regular season only)
11. We will be playing outs, meaning when the team in the field makes and out on a base the runner will come off the field and the batting team receives and outs.
a.     After three (3) outs we will clear the base runners and continue on in your batting order. Until all players have batted.
(Then teams switch sides.)
i.     (Option 2-Runners can remain on the bags but runs crossing the plate after three outs will not count toward your score.
   

12. The decision to play or not to play the game due to inclement weather must be mutually agreed upon by both team’s managers.
13. Uniforms must be worn.
14. All players must play the field at least two inning.
a.     You can have 10 players on the field, split your outfield in 4s (if you choose to)
 i.     Left, Left Center, Right Center, Right
b.     Set up 3rd base, Short Stop, 2nd Base, First Base, a Catcher, and Pitcher on the mound.
15.      If you are using ten (10) those outfield players must be playing the outfield positions and not on the infield as extra infielders.

Hitting and base Running

1)  Line ups will consist of your full roster of the regular season.  Teams with the least amount of players the day of the game will bat as many players twice in order to match the amount of players on the opposing team.

2)  Scoring happens within the 3 outs or after the last batter reaches a bag and play is stopped.

3)  All players must play the field at least two inning.
a.     You can have 10 players on the field, split your outfield in 4s (if you choose to) 
i.     Left, Left Center, Right Center, Right
b.     Set up 3rd base, Short Stop, 2nd Base, First Base, a Catcher, and Pitcher on the mound.
c.      If you are using ten (10) those outfield players must be playing the outfield positions and not on the infield as extra infielders.

Batting

1)  Batting consist of the batter hitting a ball from the machine or coach pitch from the mound.

2)  Batters each receive 6 balls or 6 attempts to hit the ball.

3)  The tee may be used but only after three attempts have been tried from the machine or coach pitch. The coach may then choose to go to the tee or may continue on with coach pitch. 

4)     Batters that do not hit the ball in the 6 attempts (which includes your tee attempts) will be considered out, and an out will be awarded to the batting team.

5)     Batters will be awarded two bases if the ball is hit on a fly (must be a fly) into the grass area.

6)     If a batter hits a fly ball into the outfield which is considered a double. Players in the field may attempt to get the runners out. 

7)     The double is not a free double we are just allowing the batter to be able to take second base if he could and the subsequent runners may also take two bags if possible.

Scoring

Scoring occurs when a player that has batted crosses homeplate on a hit. No walking in Instructional.

Scoring can only happen before the 3rd out is made.  Any runs crossing home plate after the three outs will not count.

If an out is made on a bag the runner must come off, and an out will be awarded to the batting team.

After three outs the team at bat will continue through the batting order but runs crossing the plate will not count.

After three full innings the team with the most runs wins and moves on in the tournament losing teams will be out.

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Triboro Little League, PO Box 254
Bloomingdale, New Jersey 07403

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Phone : 111-111-1111
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