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9 Rules Questions Answered Here

1. Infield Fly Rule situation. The bases are loaded and one out when the batter hits a pop fly near first base in fair territory. The umpires invoke the IFR. The runner on first base, who is several feet off the bag, is tracking the fly ball instead of locating the first baseman who is […]

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

7.14 Pinch-Runner

Once each inning a team may utilize a player who is not in the batting order as a special pinch-runner for any offensive player. A player may only be removed for a special pinch-runner one time during a game. The player for whom the pinch-runner runs is not subject to removal from the lineup. If […]

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The Batting Order

Batting Order: [Official Rule 5.04(a)] Batter Order: [Little League Rule 6.01] Setting the Order The sequence in which each batter takes his at-bat is established by the batting order. Each manager presents a lineup card to the umpire before the game that provides the sequence starting players will take in their at-bats. The lineup card […]

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

6.07 Batting Out of Turn

(a) A batter shall be called out, on appeal, when failing to bat in his/ her proper turn, and another batter completes a time at bat in place of the proper batter. (1) The proper batter may take a position in the batter’s box at any time before the improper batter becomes a runner or […]

Official Rules of Little League-Level Baseball

6.01 Batter Order

(a) Each player of the offensive team shall bat in the order that their name appears in the team’s batting order. (b) The first batter in each inning after the first inning shall be the player whose name follows that of the last player who legally completed a time at bat in the preceding inning. […]