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Below are the rule adjustments agreed up on by the D54 leagues participating in the 2016 Winterball inter-league play.  They are specific to winterball only - for the spring season green book with FALL bylaw adjustments apply.
 
(Unless specifically noted below green book rules apply.)
 
Junior Division – follows spring season green book rules with the following exceptions: 
  • Time Limit - no inning will start after 2 hours
  • 10 Run Rule - When one team is leading by 10 or more runs after five complete innings, the game will be considered over.  
    • If the visiting team goes up by more than 10 in the top of the 5th (or later) inning, the inning will be played to completion
    • If the home team goes up by 10 or more in the bottom of the 5th (or later) inning, the game will be over at the point the home team is leading by 10 or more. 
Major Division – follows spring season green book rules for Major division with the following exceptions:
  • 5 run max per inning
    • last inning unlimited: umpire must declare last inning before away team bats
    • Any inning that starts after one hours and forty minutes of game play will be declared the last inning (or the sixth inning is the last)
  • Time limit:  No new inning will start after one hour and fifty minutes
  • Standings are not kept
  • Dropped third strike is in play
  • Infield fly rule applies
  • Continuous batting order – everyone bats
  • Sliding at home is not mandatory (but encouraged)
 
Minor Division – follows spring season green book rules for AAA division with the following exceptions:
  • Dropped third strike rule does not apply - on strike three the batter is out
  • 5 run max per inning
    • last inning unlimited: umpire must declare last inning before away team bats
    • Any inning that starts after one hour and forty minutes of game play will be declared the last inning
  • Time limit:  No new inning will start after one hour and fifty minutes (or the sixth inning is the last)
  • Non lighted fields – sunset is end of game; prior to that is umpire discretion
 
Up and Comer Division – follows spring season rules for Single A division:
  • Max 10 players in the field (4 outfielders)
  • Coach pitch after 3 balls
  • Coaches are allowed on the field
  • Five run max per inning (or three outs)
  • Every pitch a coach throws is a strike, regardless of pitch quality. 
    • Player gets 1 coach pitch if the player has two strikes when the coach takes over, 2 coach pitches at 1 strike, 3 coach pitches at 0 strikes;