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Contacts - Peanuts

Philip Juarez

Director, Baseball Peanuts

Chris Chenault

Player Agent - Baseball Peanuts, Single-A, AA

Steve Harris


Local Rules - Baseball Peanut (last revised 03/08/2018)

Issue Peanut
Time Limit No new inning may start 1:15 after the game's actual start time
Innings per Game At least 2 and no more than 6
Innings Needed for Regulation Game N/A
"Mercy Rule" N/A
How Inning Ends Entire lineup batted
Number of Players Minimum of nine must be available to play for game to start or continue.
Minimum Playing Time per Game All players in the field each inning, rotate from infield to outfield.
Substitution See above
Age Limits for Pitchers N/A
Pitching Limits N/A
Pitcher / Catcher Substitution N/A
Pitcher Re-entering as a Pitcher N/A
Coach Pitching Coach only
Balks, Illegal Pitch None, illegal pitch penalty not enforced.
Batting Order All players bat continuously. Players who arrive late go to the end of the batting order. Players who leave or are injured are skipped in the order until they return.
Batting Limits Maximum of 5 pitches, or one extra if last pitch is hit foul. Batter then hits from tee.
On Deck Batter Not allowed. Players are not to pick up bats inside dugout areas until coming out to hit.
Batters Box Not in use
Base Running No advance on wild pitch, passed ball, or return throw from catcher to pitcher.
Leading Off Once pitcher has the ball and is contact with pitcher plate and catcher is ready to receive the pitch, runner must not leave the base until ball has reached the batter. See Rule 7.13 for penalties.
"Must Slide" Rule No requirement for a runner to slide at any base at any time. Interference rules require the runner to take action to avoid contact when a tag is being attempted on them. Obstruction rules require the fielder including catchers to not block access to the baseline or base without possession of the ball.
Headfirst Slide Allowed only when returning to a base. Runner is out if done illegally.
Special Pinch Runner Per Rule 4.04, Continental Little League is using a continuous batting order. The Special Pinch Runner Rule does not apply
Infield Fly Rule Not in use
Dropped 3rd Strike Not in use
Base Coaches Adults in both coaches boxes.
Adults in Dugout No more than one manager and two adult coaches at any time in the dugout. At least one adult at all times, especially when adults are in the Coaches Boxes.
Protests None.
Forfeits No forfeits except those approved by Board of Directors action. Suspended or postponed games must be played to completion.
Pre-game Warmups Begin 30 minutes before the game time. Home team has 12 minutes of field time, followed by visiting team for 12 minutes.
Pre-game: Home Drag infield, place bases, chalk infield, provide two new game balls.
Post-Game: Visitor Drag infield. If last game, lock field equipment and secure field.
Post-Game: Both Clean up trash in dugouts and spectator areas.
Lineup Cards N/A