ColtUpdated Monday September 24, 2018 by Brookwood Athletic Association Baseball & Softball.
|Age Division||Time Limit||Max Innings||Scoring Limits||Bat Slinging Rule|
|18U Colt||1 Hour 50 Min||7 Innings||None||Team|
Rules will follow: Major League Baseball
Courtesy runners can be used for the pitcher or catcher for the next defensive inning at any time. The player making the last out before the pitcher/catcher reached base should be the courtesy runner. Courtesy runners are voluntary; the offensive coaches option.
Bats: See League Rules for more detail.
Colt Pitching Rules:
Maximum of 105 pitches per day.
Exception: If a pitcher reaches the 105-pitch limit while facing a batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch until any one of the following conditions occurs: 1. That batter reaches base; 2. That batter is put out; 3. The third out is made to complete the half-inning.
Pitchers Colt league age 16-18 must adhere to the following rest requirements:
• If a player pitches 85 or more pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest and a game must be observed. If the 105 pitch maximum is exceeded because of the allowed exception reasons, four (4) calendar days of rest and a game must be observed.
• If a player pitches 51 - 84 pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed
• If a player pitches 36 - 50 pitches in a day, one (1) calendar days of rest must be observed
• If a player pitches 1-35 pitches in a day, no (0) calendar day of rest need be observed
These limits are put in place for the safety of the player. Violation of the pitch count rules will result:
1st Offense results in maximum 1 game suspension for the Manager
2nd Offense results in maximum suspension of the Manager for remainder of the season
The offensive coach can call a maximum of one timeout per batter.
Head first sliding for runners wearing helmets with face masks is not allowed when advancing to a base or home plate. The runner shall be called out. Head first sliding is allowed when returning to a base. Head first sliding is OK for runners wearing helmets with no facemasks when advancing or returning to a base.
Any action by a batter or a runner that results in contact or near contact with a defensive player which, in the opinion of the umpire, appears to be malicious shall result, in the batter or runner being called out and ejected from the game. Other runners will be allowed to keep bases reached at the time of such incidence but further advancement shall not be allowed on the play.