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Little League International Makes Change to Regulation VI (c)

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (March 14, 2007) – Little League International has made a change, effective immediately, to Regulation VI (c) as published in the 2007 Regulations and Playing Rules for all levels of baseball as noted below. As originally published, the regulation allowed a pitcher – who has reached the limit imposed by the regulation – to return in the following inning to complete pitching to a batter when that batter did not reach base, or was not retired, in the previous inning.

Old wording for the exception to Regulation VI (c)
Exception: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed in Regulation VI (c) for his/her league age while facing a batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch until that batter reaches base or is put out. Intentional Walk: …

New wording for the exception to Regulation VI (c)
Exception: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed in Regulation VI (c) for his/her league age while facing a batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch to that batter until any one of the following conditions occurs: 1. That batter reaches base; 2. That batter is put out; 3. The third out is made to complete the half-inning. Intentional Walk: …