Rules (Exeter Minor Ball)


Exeter Extremes Bantam Fastball Finals




1.    Huron Perth Rules apply

2.    Courtesy runner (last out) available for catcher with 2 out (not mandatory)

3.    Game length:  Up to 7 innings with no new inning starting after 1 hour and 20 minutes

4.    Mercy Rule #1 – Maximum of 7 runs per inning.  

5.    Mercy Rule #2 – 15 runs after 3 innings, 10 runs after 4 innings and 7 runs after 5 innings.

6.    Home team is decided by league standings as per HP fastball rules.

7.    If home team is winning going into the bottom half of the last inning, the game is over and the home team will not take their last bat.  If home team is winning and is at bat when the 1hr 20min time limit is reached, the game if over and the inning is NOT finished.

8.    Ties will be broken using the international tie-breaker rule. This will be in effect starting with the 8th inning or after time limit has expired (last available runner starts the extra inning at 2nd base with one out)

9.    There will be no time limit for final championship game, unless agreed to by both teams prior to the game. Mercy rule will apply in all playoff games.

10. In order to keep on our time schedule, the tournament convener and umpire in chief may reduce time limit by up to 15 minutes until games are back on schedule

11. No infield practice will be allowed

12. Home team is the official scorekeeper and is responsible for reporting score with your scorebook

13. Organizers of this tournament are not responsible or held liable for any injuries incurred

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