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Baseball Pitching Rules

League Age = 17-18 105 pitches per day
League Age =13-16 95 pitches per day
League Age =11-12 85 pitches per day
League Age =9-10 75 pitches per day
League Age =7-8 50 pitches per day

The coach/manager must remove the pitcher after reaching the limit as per the criteria above, but the pitcher may remain in the game at another position.

EXCEPTION: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed 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.

NOTE 1. A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the position of catcher for the remainder of that day.
NOTE 2. A pitcher once removed from the mound cannot return as a pitcher.
NOTE 3. Junior and Senior only.A pitcher remaining in the game at a different position that has not reached the pitch limit may return as a pitcher anytime in the game but only once.
NOTE 4. A player may not pitch in more than one game in a day.
NOTE 5. Any player who has played the position of catcher in 4 or more innings in a game, is not eligible to pitch on that calendar day.

Pitchers league age 14 and under must adhere to the following rest requirements.

  • If a player pitches 66 or more pitches in a day, four(4) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 51-65 pitches in a day,three(3) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 36-50 pitches in a day, two(2) calendar days of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 21-35 pitches in a day, one(1) calendar day of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 1-20 pitches in a day, no(0) calendar day of rest is required

Pitchers league age 15-18 must adhere to the following rest requirements.

  • If a player pitches 76 or more pitches in a day, four(4) calendardays of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 61-75 pitches in a day, three(3) calendardays of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 46-60 pitches in a day, two(2) calendardays of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 31-45 pitches in a day, one(1) calendarday of rest must be observed
  • If a player pitches 1-30 pitches in a day, no(0) calendar dayof rest is required

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