AAA Major and AAA Minor Division Rules

AAA Major and AAA Minor Division Rules

Updated Wednesday September 5, 2018 by MYB.

AAA Major and AAA Minor Division Rules

Playing rules will be according to the Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Rule Book, including
all Pitching and Minimum Play time regulation with the following exceptions:

  • Bases are 70 feet apart.
  • Pitching mound is 50 feet.
  • Each team will bat the entire lineup, and there will be free substitution.
  • All players will play a minimum of 2 defensive innings.
  • NO 9 Year olds will play in AAA.
  • A regulation game consists of 6 innings.
  • Time Limit: No new inning will start after 1 hour and 45 minutes of play.
  • Home book will keep official start time, which shall be official prior to the first pitch being thrown.  Start time will be written in the book.
  • If a Cal Ripken Division game fails to reach the regulation minimum of 3 1/2 innings, it is not a regulation game and must be replayed as a new game.
  • Regular season games with a score tied at the end of last regulation inning will be declared a tie. No additional innings will be played.  
  • Specific Pitch Count rules outlined in pitch count limitaitons must be followed. 
  • We will call and enforce balks in AAA Majors, however balks will be instructional in AAA Minors. Coaches need to use this as a time to teach. However, if a runner steels second (for example) and a balk occurs to put the runner out, the runner does not have to go back to first and the out is negated.
  • All non-wood bats must have the USABat Marking. Barrel Maximum- 2 5/8". No BBCOR Bats are permitted in the Cal Ripken Division.  

 

MYB Pitch Count Guidelines 2017.pdf
Pitch Count Forms.pdf
Rules_AAA_v2015.pdf