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Pitching Rules



Pitching Rules as per CAYB Policy and Procedures, Chapter 11 and in accordance with Nations Baseball Rules and Regulations


Any team member may pitch, subject to the restrictions of the pitching rules

The pitching week is Monday through Sunday. (12:00 AM Monday thru 11:59 PM Sunday)

A pitcher may not return to pitch in a game in which he has been removed as pitcher but may return to the field in a different position.

If a relief pitcher comes in “cold” the umpire shall allow the pitcher to warm up properly with at least ten warm up pitches.

Coaches are responsible for their teams pitching records. Each coach will verify that his teams pitching statistics are correct in the official scorebook prior to signing the scorebook after the game. 


Nations Pitching Guidelines


Limitations of pitching are based upon recorded outs while the pitcher is on the mound.

 a. In all age groups that are scheduled for six innings, a pitcher cannot pitch more than 18 outs in any given day.

 b. In all age groups 16 and younger that are scheduled for seven innings, a pitcher cannot pitch more than 21 outs in any given day.

 c. For six-inning games, a pitcher cannot pitch more than 27 outs in three consecutive days, regardless of game guarantee.


Revised January 2019


Conroe Area Youth Baseball & Conroe Baseball Club
Gene Campbell Sports Complex, 3200 FM1484
Conroe, Texas 77303

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