Pitch Count – Book of Norms

Pitch Count Rule C6.11

12 Under Each pitcher must observe a day(s) rest as follows:

  • 1 – 30 no rest
  • 31 – 45 1 day
  •  46 – 60 2 days
  • 61 – 75 3 days
    max 85 4 days
    Pitches are accumulative.

The Technical Commissioner will ultimately determine the accurate pitch count by using all the information gathered from the official scorers plus his own work and render any final decisions on protests.

C6.12 15 Under
Pitch count Rule – each pitcher must observe a day(s) rest as follows:

  •  1 – 35 no rest
  •  36 – 50 1 day
  •  51 – 65 2 days
  • 66 – 80 3 days
  • max 95 4 days (no more than 95 pitches will be allowed)

C6.13 18 Under Each pitcher must observe a day(s) rest as follows:

  •  1 – 50 no rest
  •  51 – 65 1 day
  •  66 – 80 2 days
  •  81 – 95 3 days
  •  95 – 120 4 days rest

Pitches are accumulative. Once the indicated rest period has been completed the pitch count resets to 0.

  1. Pitch count is to be accurately recorded by official scorers and non-active players will be listed in a daily report.
  2. Pitch count thrown by the same pitchers in games on the same day will be added to determine non-active pitchers.
  3. Pitcher cannot pitch 3 consecutive days
  4. Violating pitch count rules will cause the forfeit of the games.
  5. If a pitcher reaches the max number of pitches, he is allowed to finish the same batter

Run difference – Book of Norms

  • C6.7. 12 U
    If a team is losing by 15 or more runs after having batted at least in four (4) innings, the game is ended at that point. If a team is losing by 10 or more runs after having batted at least in five (5) innings, the game is ended at that point.
  • C6.8. 15U – Seniors
    If a team is losing by 15 or more runs after having batted at least in five (5) innings, the game is ended at that point. If a team is losing by 10 or more runs after having batted at least in seven (7) innings, the game is ended at that point.

Bats – Book of Norms

  • C6.3. 12 and 15 Under: – The players can only use the aluminium bats which are included in the current year official list approved by SABU which is distributed to all districts. Only BPL – YL/SL approved bats are allowed
  • C6.4 18 and Under , and Seniors: The players can use the wood bats which are included in the current year official list approved by SABU which is distributed to all districts.
  • C6.5. Use of composite bats is permitted. (Composite bats refer to wood bats wrapped with fiberglass or other components or a combination of pieces rather than one solid piece of wood – these bats will be permitted to be used)