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AAA Local Rules


The current Little League Baseball Official Regulations and Playing Rules shall
govern the “Playing Rules” for the AAA Division.

1. No new inning after 90 mins drop dead at 1:45

2. AAA will use kid pitching for the first two innings of the game. The rest of the game will be coach pitch on a knee in front of the pitcher’s circle. Coaches will deliver pitches to their own players.

3. A portable mound will be used for the pitchers which is to be placed so that the pitching rubber is directly over the front edge of the pitcher’s circle.

4. There are no walks when the coach is pitching.

5. A batter can be struck out by the player pitcher or by the coach.

6. During Coach Pitch:

a. Coaches shall deliver meaningful pitches.

b. 6 pitch max if batter does not put ball in play batter is called out, when coach pitches

c. A player who fouls off the 6th pitch will earn another pitch

d. Batters being hit by Player shall be treated as:

i. The batter becomes a runner and is entitled to first base without liability to be put out( provided said runner advances to and touches first base) when the batter is touched by a pitched ball which the batter is not attempting to hit unless (1) The ball is in the strike zone when it touches the batter, or (2) The batter makes no attempt to avoid being touched by the ball. Rule 6.08 (b)

ii. If the ball is in the strike zone when it touches the batter, it shall be called a strike, whether or not the batter tries to avoid the ball. If the ball is outside the strike zone when it touches the batter, it shall be called a ball if that batter makes no attempt to avoid being touched.

7. Stealing is not permitted.

8. If a batted ball hits the coach- it is a dead ball. The batter automatically goes to first base and any forced runners advanced one base.

9. Pitcher must stand on either side of the coach, NOT in front. The pitcher must remain behind the front of the coach until the ball has crossed the plate or has been put in play.

10. Line up cards need to be exchanged between the coaches and plate umpire if an umpire is provided. Otherwise, coaches exchange.

11. Score will be kept.

a. Home team scorebook is official.

12. Pitching Affidavits will be kept by all teams.

13. Side is retired when the offensive team has.

a. Batted the entire roster once.

b. Three outs are made.

c. 5 Runs have been scored per inning.

14. No pitcher in AAA shall throw more than 35 pitches in one game or pitch more than 1 game in a week.

a. Pitch Count Rules/Days of rest apply.

b. Pitcher to Catcher/ Catcher to Pitcher rules apply.

c. If a catcher is in for 3 innings, they cannot pitch for than 25 pitches. If a catcher is in for 4 innings, they cannot pitch. If a pitcher pitches 20 or more pitches, they may not catch.

15. 4 players will be permitted to be in the outfield.

16. Continuous Batting order will be used.

17. There is no Stealing or advancing on passed balls.

18. On overthrows at first base, batter may advance one base at own risk.

a. No additional bases can be taken on subsequent overthrows.

b. Overthrows occurring at other bases, including home, follow same rule provided it is on another play.

19. Bunting is not allowed.

20. 15 run rule after 3rd inning and 10-run rule after 4th inning is in effect.

21. Pitcher to Catcher/ Catcher to Pitcher rules apply.

22. The offensive teams coach that is pitching will also call any plays at second and home. The offensive teams' base coaches are calling outs at first and third.

23. Only the first batter of each half-inning will be permitted outside the dugout between half-innings.

a. No on deck batters- including bullpen.

24. Rotate players in the infield and outfield.

a. Players must play 1 inning in the infield.

25. The offensive team’s coach shall take the position of Umpire and will be behind the plate for the first 2 innings. Umpires behind the plate must have a facemask and an umpire pad. Pads and facemasks are available in the board room.

Updated: August 12, 2023

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