10U SILVER RULES

Silver Division Rules (C-D level)

• Teams have beginning level pitching experience to play at this level
• Both games each night will be played following these rules and with the coach-pitch rule in effect.
• Maximum of 5 runs per inning will be scored per team.
• Stealing is allowed, but runners may steal only one base at a time. No stealing when a coach is pitching the ball. No stealing home and no runs may score on passed balls.
• On a 3rd strike call, there will be no dropped ball ruling and no runners may advance.
• Infield Fly rule will not be applied
• Coach-Pitch Rule:
          o All batters start with one strike and one ball (1-1 count).
          o There will be NO walks. If the pitcher pitches to 4 balls, a coach/volunteer from the offensive team will pitch to the batter. The coach-pitcher may pitch from the edge of the pitching circle.
           o The coach will pitch no more than 3 hittable pitches to the batter (as determined by the umpire). If the batter fails to put the ball in fair play, she will be called out. *this rule is in place to keep the game moving at a decent pace