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Minors Division

Ages 8-10 -Baseball

Description

Minors is the first division where the players start to pitch. To aid the transition to player pitching the pitching machine is used for some innings during the games. Minors also introduces base stealing (with modified rules). Games in Minors are scored, and season standings are tracked.. A Minors game lasts approximately 2 hours (or occasionally longer). Coaches (at the pitcher position) act as umpires during the games

Grade/Age

Little League baseball age 8, 9 or 10. 8 year olds are assessed for suitability in the Farm or Minors division.  9 and 10 year olds are assessed for Majors B division, but may be placed in Minors based on assessment results.

Location

Minors games are played on the Brennan Park diamonds or grass fields.

Games and Practices

Minors teams play games or practice twice per week on Monday and Wednesdays from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.  Rained out games are rescheduled by the division coordinator.

Teams

Teams are made up of 11-12 players. Assessments are held in early April. Teams are formed via a draft process. The draft is used to try to build balanced teams. As a result friend requests can only be considered in extreme circumstances. If you have a specific player request, please contact the division coordinator prior to the draft.

Uniform

Minors players receive a team jersey, team belt and baseball cap which must be worn to all games. Players return their jersey and belt at the end of the season, but get to keep their cap. Player must provide their own grey baseball pants. The pants must have belt loops.

Rules

Minors Rules

Call Ups

If a Minors teams has less than 10 players available for a game, they may call up a player from the Farm division. The division coordinator will provide the Minors coaches with a call up list of Farm players who may be called up to the Minors division. When possible please contact the player’s coach to organize the call up – however in the case of a last minute call up you may contact the player directly.

Coordinator

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