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Divisions

Each division of the league has specific ages associated with it.  The division that any player ends up playing in is based on age and or being drafted based on his or her abilities.  The following displays the different divisions and the criteria for players being placed there.

Advanced Baseball: 13-14 year olds
Majors: 12 year olds: 10-11 year olds – drafted based on ability
AAA: 9-11 year olds: drafted based on ability
AA: 8-10 year olds -drafted based on ability
Farm: 7-9 year olds - age based and experience based; pitching machine
Instructional: 6-7 year olds - age based; tee/coach pitch
Challenger:  6-14 y.o. with physical and/or educational challenges

Division VP Email
Advanced Baseball Mark Cusamano mcusuman@yahoo.com
Majors Joshua Greenfield lafayettelittleleagueca@gmail.com
AAA Troy Winkles Troy_Winkles@ajg.com
AA Raffi Asadorian raffi.asadorian@gmail.com
Farm Ben Hwang benhwang123@gmail.com
Instructional Todd Williams williams_t@yahoo.com

Special Rules by Division - Updated 4/26/2021

RULE AA AAA Majors Adv Baseball
First half of season (Preseason) Means nothing. Means nothing. Means nothing. Means nothing.
Innings 5 6 6 7
Time Limit - No inning started after 90 Minutes 2 Hours 2 Hours 2 Hours before DST. 2.5 Hours after DST.
Half inning is over when: 3 outs, 5 runs, or all (12) batters have batted. No Run Limit in the 5th inning (that means the 5 run and "all batters bat" rules do not apply to the 5th inning.) 3 outs or 5 runs.) No run limit in the 6th inning (that means the 5 run rule does not apply to the 6th inning. 3 outs. 3 outs.
Player playing time No player can sit out two consecutive innings. Each player must play at least 9 defensive outs. Each player must play at least 9 defensive outs. A minimum of 2 innings for first 4 innings of the game.
Batting Bat through entire team not just defensive players playing at that time. Bat through entire team not just defensive players playing at that time. Bat through entire team not just defensive players playing at that time. Bat through entire team not just defensive players playing at that time.
Pitching Rules
Curve Balls Not allowed Not allowed Not allowed Allowed
Hit two batters during one inning Pitcher must be replaced Pitcher must be replaced Pitcher must be replaced No Rule.
10 Run Slaughter Rule No No No Yes- after 5th inning.
Anyone who can't pitch? Any player who is called up from the lower division for that game. Any player who is called up from the lower division for that game or who is 12 years old. Any player who is called up from the lower division for that game. No
Dugouts Home has 3rd base dugout. Home has 3rd base dugout. Home has 3rd base dugout. Home has 3rd base dugout.
Innings required to constitute a full game 3 innings 4 innings 4 innings 5 innings
# of parents allowed in dugout 3 3 3 3
Home team to provide balls 3 per game 3 per game 3 per game 3 per game
Limit on bases for overthrows on steals Limited to base they are advancing to. Want to encourage throws by players. No limits. No limits. No limits.
Base Coaches Adults or players may be base coaches. If players, they must wear a helmet. Adults or players may be base coaches. If players, they must wear a helmet. Adults or players may be base coaches. If players, they must wear a helmet. Adults or players may be base coaches. If players, they must wear a helmet.
Balks None None None Yes
Responsible for official scorekeeping Home Team Home Team Home Team Home Team
Report Score and Write-up to VP Winning team. Winning team. Winning team. Winning team.
Infield practice before game Visting team takes infield 25 min. before game time for 10 min, then home team takes infield for 10 min. so 5 minutes remain for manager/umpire meeting. Visting team takes infield 25 min. before game time for 10 min, then home team takes infield for 10 min. so 5 minutes remain for manager/umpire meeting. Visting team takes infield 25 min. before game time for 10 min, then home team takes infield for 10 min. so 5 minutes remain for manager/umpire meeting. Visting team takes infield 25 min. before game time for 10 min, then home team takes infield for 10 min. so 5 minutes remain for manager/umpire meeting.
Post game field care Shared by both Home and Visiting teams. Field care per the Post Game Field Care Plan. Shared by both Home and Visiting teams. Field care per the Post Game Field Care Plan. Shared by both Home and Visiting teams. Field care per the Post Game Field Care Plan. Shared by both Home and Visiting teams. Field care per the Post Game Field Care Plan.
Headfirst slides Not allowed unless returning to base. Not allowed unless returning to base. Not allowed unless returning to base. Not allowed unless returning to base.
Sliding into first Not allowed unless returning to first base. Not allowed unless returning to first base. Not allowed unless returning to first base. Not allowed unless returning to first base.