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RULES OF PLAY FOR JUNIOR DIVISION

The Official Regulations and playing Rules of Little League Baseball Junior Division and Palm bay East League.

  1. All games will be regulation in length with no time limits, unless as per Little League Regulation X(c), there is a game scheduled to follow on the same field.In such case a two and one-half hour time limit will be imposed, once the game has reached regulation in length.
  2. Before the start of each game, managers, umpires and official scorer will discuss who is keeping the official pitch count.At the end of each half inning, the managers and the person keeping the official pitch count will confer to make sure the count is correct.
  3. All managers will keep a pitching record (as provided by the Interleague Board) and the home plate umpire will sign said record after each game.Any violation of this rule will be brought to the attention of the league of said manager for disciplinary action, with a recommendation from the Interleague Board of at least a one game suspension.
  4. All Teams will use pitching regulations as printed in the 2017 Little League Baseball Rule Book.
  5. The ten (10) run slaughter rule will be in effect.Any team ahead by ten (10) runs or more after five (5) innings (4 ½ for the home team) shall be declared the winner.
  6. Mandatory play – if a game is shortened by time limit, slaughter rule or rain, the Mandatory play rule may be suspended.
  7. Pool players are allowed, but must follow the District 2 Pool Player Rules.
  8. All managers must carry updated list of approved bats.Protesting manager must supply list to back up their protest.If illegal bat is used the rules stated in the rule book apply, plus the manager from team using illegal bat shall be ejected from game and is suspended from next game (whether inter-league or between their own league).
  9. The Host League shall supply two new games balls.The Visiting Team shall supply two (2) serviceable game balls.
  10. Teams will attempt to make-up cancelled games where and when possible, given availability of fields.
  11. The Home Team will supply the plate and base umpires.
  12. The Interleague Board will head all protests, which consist of one representative from each League in the Interleague and the District Administrator.
  13. One (1) foot in batters box is in effect.
  14. Follow the 2018 rules (green book).

 

All games will be regulation in length with no time limits, unless as per Little League Regulation X(c), or there is a game scheduled to follow on the same field. In such case, a two-hour and fifteen minute (2:15) time limit will be imposed, once the game has reached regulation in length.  

    

Pitchers:

To encourage development of pitchers, no pitcher shall pitch more than three(3) innings in any game. Pitching one(1) pitch in an inning counted as entire inning for the purpose of this rule.

 Managers:

All managers must keep a pitching record current and up to date (pitchers name, team, uniform number, league age of pitcher, and number of pitches thrown in the game) for each pitcher that appears in a game.  A pitch track log will be supplied by the league; it will be kept in the manager’s score book and initialed by the umpire after each game.  Any violation of this rule will be brought to the attention of the Board of Directors for appropriate disciplinary action, with a recommendation of at least a one game suspension of the manager.  Repeat offenses may result in replacement of the manager.   

Umpires:

Home team (PBELL) will make every attempt to supply an umpire; however, if there is no umpire for the game, the managers for both teams must mutually agree on an umpire(s) for the game.  

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