2021 Postseason

Don’t make plans just yet! In case you didn’t know, every team makes the playoffs. Playoff games begin Monday, May 24 and run through Friday, June 4 (except Memorial Day.) The season is capped off with Championship Weekend on Saturday, June 5. This year we hope to combine the final weekend with closing ceremonies and…

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OVERTHROW! Send them back, Coach.

The Overthrow Rules 4.11 for both Pioneer divisions have been revamped to encourage the kids (and especially the coaches) to make a play on the runners instead of simply getting the ball back to the pitcher to “kill the play.” In previous years, attempting plays and missing promoted the kids simply running the bases non-stop…

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Batting Cages are Open

Sign-ups for batting cages has gone digital. You can now sign-up for batting cages via the sign-up calendar here. The same rules apply – you may only sign up for one day at a time no more than one week in advance. All batting cages are coach pitch only for now; pitching machines are not…

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When Does 3=1? [Coach-Pitch]

The rule for the number of coach pitches allowed was changed for baseball in 2020 and is now consistent with softball rules. So how many pitches does a coach really get to throw during coach pitch? This one seems simple enough, and yet the math never seems to add up for most coaches and umpires.…

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Coach Pitch Interference

The rule for coach pitch interference was changed for baseball in 2020 and is now consistent with softball rules. The coach should make every effort (think Neo in the Matrix) to avoid contact with a hit or thrown ball. However, if the coach is hit by the ball, the ball is LIVE and play will…

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