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Rookies Division

Rookies Division Information

Purpose:
    Designed primarily for ballplayers ages 7-8, this division makes use of a pitching machine to allow for more hittable balls at the plate and more action in the field.
    Fear of actually being hit by a pitched ball is diminished. It makes the game safer and improves the playing confidence and ability of all participants.

Age:
   -  Any 6 year old that is evaluated as being beyond tee ball
   -  All 7 year olds
   -  All 8 year olds with the exception of those that evaluate up to Minors

Season Structure:              
  - Two Practices per week beginning in March (TBD) and go through Opening Day (April 8th). One practice M-F and every Saturday.
  - Two Games per week beginning April 8th and go through June 1st. One game M-F and one on Saturday each week.
 

Pitching:  
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         
    The first half of the season game are played entirely using the s
pring lever pitching machine.
    The addition of kid pitch is considered at the season mid-point.                                                                     

     http://blueflamepitchingmachine.com/louisville-slugger-pitching-machine/

 
Game length: 
   - 1 hour 30 minutes, unlimited innings within that time
   - Games start promptly at 6pm on weekdays, Saturday game times vary                                          

                       

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