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