By Communications Division
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.
June 21, 2013
In an effort to provide additional guidance on the application of “Tournament Rule IV (d) Pitchers, Exception” regarding the new pitching threshold, the tournament committee has prepared the clarification outlined below regarding end of game threshold. This clarification is a result of questions from the volunteers in the field seeking confirmation of the threshold exception as it applies to end of game scenarios.Scenario:
In a Major Division (11- and 12-year olds) Baseball game, in the sixth inning with no outs, the manager replaces the pitcher, the replacement pitcher throws 19 pitches and reaches two outs. The pitcher then faces another batter, throws five (5) more pitches for the third out, which ends the half inning and the game.Rule VI (d) – Pitchers
e. Pitchers league age 14 and under must adhere to the following requirements:
If a player...