Umpire Quick Guide

2017 Verona Little League Local Rules – QUICK GUIDE

Please Understand Complete Rules

ROOKIES

MINORS

MAJORS 

INTERMEDIATE

JUNIORS

Time Limit No New Inning After
1h 20min
1h 30min
1h 30min
1h 30min
1h 45min
Maximum game time If last game/Coaches agree prior to game starting
1:45
2 hours
2 hours
2 hours
2 hours
Strike Out
4 Swings prior to 5/14 After 5/15, 8 pitches
3 Strikes
3 Strikes
3 Strikes
3 Strikes
Run on Dropped 3rd Strike
NO
NO
YES
YES
YES
Intentional Walks
N/A, batter cannot advance if hit by pitch
NO
Not encouraged, yet must throw 4 pitches
Not encouraged, yet must throw 4 pitches
Not encouraged, yet must throw 4 pitches
Warm Up Pitches Between Innings
Machine – 37 Mph  Only adjust after full inning
New: 8 Pitches  Returning: 5 or 1 minute
New: 8 Pitches  Returning: 5 or 1 minute
New: 8 Pitches  Returning: 5 or 1 minute
New: 8 Pitches  Returning: 5 or 1 minute
Balks
NO
NO
NO
1 warning per pitcher
YES
Defensive Players (Up to)
10
9
9
9
9
Run Limit/Inning
5
7
None
None
None
Mound visits by Coach in same inning to pitcher
N/A
3rd must pull picher, not 3 with same batter
3rd must pull picher, not 3 with same batter
3rd must pull picher, not 3 with same batter
3rd must pull picher, not 3 with same batter
Pitch Count/Inning Limit
N/A
2 innings maximum per pitcher (1 pitch in an inninng counts as 1 inning pitched) and pitch count limit per player’s age group
Pitch count limit per player’s age group
Leading off on bases
NO
NO
NO
YES
YES
Stealing
NO
After Ball Crosses Home Plate
After Ball Crosses Home Plate
YES
YES
Bases able to Steal
NO
2nd/3rd Base Only
All Bases
All Bases
All Bases
Bunting If shown, must bunt
Not Allowed
Not Allowed
YES
YES
YES
Infield Fly Rule
NO
NO
YES
YES
YES