Pigtail League Rules

Updated Sunday September 10, 2017 by Paul Bolejack.

Rule Summary for AGSA Pigtail League.

The full rules are included here as an attachment and can be downloaded.

Summary:

  • Game length: 90 minute – no new inning can start after 75 minutes
  • Umpires: Yes, when available. If official umpire, they make all calls – NO discussion. If no umpire, base coaches make calls at bases and defensive coach makes calls at plate.
  • Coaches in the field: Two defensive coaches, with a limit of one defensive coach in the infield.  The only Offensive coaches allowed are the 1B and 3B base coaches, and the coach-pitcher (when used).
  • Stealing: Not permitted
  • Outs: 3
  • Max. runs per inning: 5
  • Ball: 11 Soft
  • # of players on Field: 6 infield, 4 outfield
  • Pitching: Coach Pitch - no Tee. (Spring - 3rd grade may start kid pitch during 2nd half as determined by Commissioner. See rules for details.)
  • Mound: 35 feet
  • Batting Order: Continuous
  • Called strikes: No for 2nd grade teams. Yes, for 3rd grade teams
  • Strike outs: 2nd grade - 6 hittable pitches. 3rd grade - 3 strikes.
  • Called balls: No
  • Foul Balls: Unlimited
  • Overthrows: No extra bases
  • Interference: Any ball that hits a player, base, umpire (on the field), or ball bucket is a LIVE ball and should be played
  • Hit to outfield: For 2nd grade teams, one extra base — For 3rd grade teams, run until ball in control in infield as determined by umpire or 1st base coach if no umpire

Pigtail Rules - 2017-09-08.docx
Pigtail Rules Supplemental - 2017-09-08.docx