10U Description

Players 9 & 10 years of age. Introduction into the complete game, with no restrictions on base stealing in the Spring and “closed” bases in the fall, and players pitching. Strict pitching restriction based on innings, pitch counts, or combinations thereof, are used and enforced. 9 players are used on the field. There is a mandatory two inning defensive play rule. In addition, each team member must play an infield position at least one inning of each game. All players are in the batting lineup. Each team will be allowed a maximum of 4 coaches on the field.

Frequently asked 10U Questions

Please contact Commissioner Eric Barden if your question has not been answered.

In Spring, a maximum of four (4) team meetings per calendar week is allowed

during the declared pre-season period, and a maximum of four (4) team meetings per calendar week (including games) is allowed during the regular season. In Fall, a maximum of three (3) team meetings per calendar week is allowed during the declared pre-season period, and a maximum of three (3) team meetings per calendar week (including games) is allowed during the regular season.

Regulation games will be a maximum of six (6) innings, but no regulation inning (one through six) may be started after one (1) hour and thirty-five (35) minutes.

10U Pitchers are limited to 75 maximum pitches per day per pitcher. If a pitcher pitches 20 pitches or fewer, they are eligible to pitch to next day; 21–35 pitches, they cannot pitch the next one (1) calendar day; 36-50 pitches, they cannot pitch the next two (2) calendar days; 51-65 pitches they cannot pitch the next three (3) calendar days; 66 pitches or more, they cannot pitch the next four (4) calendar days. A pitcher may finish pitching to a batter if they reach their count limit in the middle of an at-bat. Warm-up pitches do not count.

Please download the latest Blue Book for a full overview of rules and polices.