Pigtail League Rules

Updated Sunday March 22, 2015 by Kris Marceca.

Rule Summary for AGSA Pigtail League.

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

Summary:

  • Game length:5 complete innings or 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 official umpire, base coaches make calls at bases and offensive coach makes calls at plate.
  • Coaches in the field: 1 defensive coach allowed in field. Offensive coach allowed only if pitching.
  • Stealing: Not permitted
  • Outs: 3
  • Max. runs per inning: 5
  • Ball: 11″ Soft
  • # of players on Field: 6 infield, 4 outfield
  • Pitching (2nd grade): Coach Pitch-  no Tee
  • Pitching (3rd grade): Coach Pitch with kid pitch introduced in 2nd half of season (date to be determined by Commissioner)
  • Kid Pitch: (3rd grade only) Max 6 outs per game
  • Mound: 35 feet
  • Batting Order: Continuous
  • Called strikes**: No for 2nd grade teams. Yes, after a few games, for 3rd grade teams
  • 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 _ Updated-3-1-15.docx