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2023 9U PG South Florida Super Regional NIT (AAA)
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9U (Closed Bases) 
              TOURNAMENT RULES AND REGULATIONS
(Revised March 1, 2023)

The Playing Rules for 2023 MYBA – PERFECT GAME BAESBALL TOURNAMENTS are those rules and regulations in this Special Section. We will then follow the Official Perfect Game Baseball Rules followed by Official Major League Baseball Rules, for those rules and regulations not listed in this Special Section. All Tournament Information/Schedules/Links will be posted at www.MYBABaseball.TeamPages.com and www.PerfectGame.Org  

SECTION 11     9U Closed Bases

Time Limit 1:45

In the 9U Closed Bases Division runner may not lead off the base. They may not leave the base until the ball is hit or crosses the plate.Penalty: Defense has option of taking the result of the play or the play is void – the runner is out and NO play, NO pitch.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division the steal of home, squeeze play or bunting or attempted/fake bunt with a runner on third (3rd) base in not permitted. Butcher Boy (batter faking a bunt then swinging at the pitch) may not be used at any time in any division. Penalty: The first time it happens in a game, the play is null and void unless the defense elects to take the result of the play, and the manager is warned. The next time it happens in the game, the runner is out, and the manager is ejected from the game.

Runners may advance on pass balls, wild pitches and on the catchers throw attempt to retire a runner. However, Runners shall not advance from third (3rd) base to home unless the runner is batted home or forced by a base on balls or hit batsman. Example – Runner steals 2nd and the catcher’s throw goes into the outfield the runner may advance to 3rd base but may not score (Must Stop at 3rd). Runners shall not advance from third (3rd) base to home on passed balls, wild pitches or dropped /missed third (3rd) strikes by the catcher. Runners may not advance on the catcher’s throw back to the pitcher. The defense has the option of taking the result of the play.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division runners may not advance once the ball is thrown to the pitcher, and he catches the ball. (Runner(s) may advance on errant throws by a fielder to the pitcher). Runner may advance on pass balls and wild pitches.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division there is NO Infield Fly Rule.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division there are NO Balks. Balks are No Play/No Pitch, however, the Offense may opt to take the result of the play.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division the batter is automatically out on dropped 3rd Strikes.

In the 9U Closed Bases Division you may only use nine (9) players on defense.
Mar 7 - 12 |  Grapeland Park | Miami, FL
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