13U Rules - Bermuda Triangle League (HL) (Lucan-Ilderton Baseball)

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13U Rules - Bermuda Triangle League (2023)

1. Leading Off – Leading off is permitted
2. Stealing – Stealing is permitted. Player may only advance 1 base at a time.
3. Stealing Home – Stealing Home is not permitted on a pitched ball or a throw from the catcher back to the pitcher immediately following a pitch. The runner can only advance to home if defensive team tries to get the runner at 3B out or the runner is advanced on a hit or walk to the batter.
4. Dropped 3rd Strike – Batters may advance to 1st on a 3rd strike missed by the catcher. (If 1st base is occupied and there are less than two outs the batter is out, by official rules of baseball).
5. Balks – Balks will be called. Each pitcher will be given 1 warning and a coach or umpire should explain the situation to the pitcher.
6. Bunting is allowed
7. Infield Fly rule applies
8. Pitch & Catch – Players can’t pitch and catch in the same game.
9. No Runner for the catcher with 2 outs!
10. Pitch Count Limitations – 13U aged players must use 13U pitch counts (This goes for both AP’s and regular players playing up a level).
a)  A pitcher may not pitch more than the following limits in a calendar day. If the limit is reached while facing a batter, the pitcher may pitch to the earlier of:
(i) the completion of that batter or
(ii) the end of the inning
13u - 80 pitches
b)  If a pitcher throws more than the following limits in a calendar day, he/she cannot pitch the next day – the player must have 2 nights rest.
13u - 55 pitches
c) A pitcher may not pitch on 3 consecutive days.
11. Call-Up’s – 11U Call-ups must follow the 11U pitching limits.
12. Last Inning – No new inning to start after 7:45pm with a hard cap on games at 2 hours from scheduled start time. If final inning is not completed coaches will use the score from last completed inning. Game is considered complete after 7pm in the case of cancellation due to Rain or Lighting. Playoffs may differ!
13. Run Max – 4 run max/inning (Regular Season). In Playoffs the last declared inning will allow a Max of 8 runs. Final inning will be played regardless of score in regular season.
14. 13U Game Length – 7 Inning game. Mercy Rule is 15 after 4 innings or 10 after 5 innings.
15. Bats – Must be no greater than drop 10, wood bats are allowed.
16. League will use new larger home plate.