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Posted by Washington Park on Apr 13 2016 at 05:00PM PDT

WPLL Modified League Rules for 2016 

 

Washington Park Little League (WPLL) is Governed by the Rules Set Forth by Little League Baseball and Softball Incorporated with the following Modifications:

**ALL DIVISIONS**

1 - 2 HOUR TIME LIMIT ( this is a "DROP DEAD" time limit)

 Incomplete FULL inning reverts to the previous FULL inning.  A game is OFFICIAL if Four (4) innings have been completed.

2 TIME OUTS 

 5th Inning or Later only two(2) Defensive time outs allowed.  Repeated violator(s) will be subjuect to suspension.

3 PLAYER POOL

Player used in the pool can only play the outfield and bat 7th or lower in the line-up. Team may only request no more than 3 players from the pool.

Exception: if no one is available in the player pool you MAY borrow up to 3 players from the opposing team to make an official line-up. 

4 - STANDINGS

Due to the possibility of a game ending in a tie a "point system" shall also be used.  Point System is as follows:

Win = 2 Points, Tie = 1 point, Loss = 0 Points 

 

SOFTBALL 

1 CONTINUOS BATTING ORDER - Applies to ALL Divisions

-Player DOES NOT have to play six continuous defensive outs.  Player may play 3 consecutive outs in 2 different innings.

ex: Player A enters game on defense in the second inning. At the end of the 2nd inning Player A may be removed and may return to the defensive line-up in the 4th, 5th or 6th inning to complete the mandatory 6 Defensive Outs.

2- PITCHING DISTANCE

11 & 12 Year Olds - 40 Feet

9 & 10 Year Olds - 35 Feet

8U - NOT ALLOWED to play the position of Pitcher or Catcher. 

3 - FACE MASK

MANDATORY for a Pitcher to wear a face mask. 

4 - HIT by PITCH

 Majors - pitcher shall be removed from pitching at UMPIRE's DISCRETION

Seniors -  pitcher shall be removed from pitching if 2 batters are hit within the same inning or 3 batters in a game

5 - Time Outs  

5th Inning or Later, only Two (2) DEFENSIVE time outs allowed.  Repeated violater(s) will be subject to suspension.

6- HOME AND AWAY

 Majors - A COIN FLIP will establish home and away team for every regular season game.

 Seniors - Home Team is on the RIGHT hand side of the schedule

BASEBALL 

 

1 - PITCHING

1a- Pitch Sheets

- must be turned in after every game.  If not turned in said pitcher(s) are assumed maxed out and cannot pitch until said days rest are met.

  PENALTY: Any manager or coach not turning in pitch sheets will be subject to discipline. 

  1b- Hit by Pitch (HBP)

Majors - pitcher shall be removed from pitching if 2 batters are hit within the same inning or 3 batters in a game. If he/she is removed that player may be moved to any other position.

Minors - pitcher shall be removed from pitching at UMPIRE's DISCRETION.  If he/she is removed that player may be moved to any other position.

 2 HOME AND AWAY

 A COIN FLIP will establish home and away team for every regular season game.

 

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