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VAA Baseball Rules


 General Rules  [last update: 2016]


 Pitching Rules  (See Summary image below) [last update: 2017]

** Please note the following:

* If a pitcher pitches 2 or more innings, he cannot catch the next inning (one inning of "arm rest" is required)

* If a catcher catches 2 or more innings, he cannot pitch the next inning (one inning of "arm rest" is required)

* The player can play another position for that inning of "arm rest". 

Juniors (7-8 yr. olds) Rules [last update: February 25, 2023]

Minors (9-10 yr. olds) and Intermediate (10-11 yr. olds) Rules

Majors (11-12 yr. olds) Rules [last update: 2016]

** Please note:

No new inning is to be started after 1 hr and 45 minutes has elapsed from  the scheduled start time. Once an inning has been started it is to be completed if possible with no time limit. A 15 run rule will be implemented, if after 4 innings, a team is leading by 15 runs or more, the game will be stopped .

 13-15 Year Old/Babe Ruth Rules [last update: 2017]

* Please note:

No new inning may start after the 2 ΒΌ hour time limit has elapsed, once started the inning will be completed.  There will also be a 12 run rule implemented. If after 5 innings of play a team is ahead by 12 or more runs the game will be called.


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