Coach PitchUpdated Monday April 24, 2017 by MLL.
Coach Pitch Rules
Games/schedule: No scores or standings will be kept.
EACH TEAM MUST HAVE TWO PRACTICES EACH WEEK AND GAME ON SATURDAYS. HALF WAY THROUGH SEASON WILL CHANGE TO ONE PRACTICE AND ONE GAME DURING THE WEEK AS WELL AS A GAME ON SATURDAY.THE PRACTICES SHOULD TEACH EACH PLAYER FUNDENTALS: THROWING, FIELDING, HITTING AND UNDERSTANDING THE BASIC RULES OF BASEBALL.
No All Star Game
See League Representative for assignments.
Scoring and Team Standings
Coaches should not keep score or maintain records of individual player statistics. The Coach Pitch baseball league is intended to provide instruction and recreation. Team to team and player to player competition should not to be encouraged.
The batting order is set for the first game and is continued into each inning. The batting order is continuous from game to game to allow equal at bats for all players throughout the season. Each player bats in order even though he/she may not have played the field that inning.
-Maximum of one time through order or three outs whichever comes first.
Coaches will pitch overhand and use their discretion when to utilize underhand soft toss or batting tee. No strike outs or walks. Pitch until the kids hit.
The coach who is pitching shall also provide the umpiring function. All players called “out” on the base paths shall return back to the bench. Coaches should enforce the accepted rules of baseball (i.e. Forced outs, tagged outs, returning back to their bases after a fly ball has been caught) to enhance the player’s knowledge of baseball. The umpires decision is final.