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Minor League

Charleston Baseball Association

THE GAME

1. Home Team is listed 2nd on the Schedule and will occupy 1st base dugout. Official book is kept by the home team. Visiting team will provide a scoreboard keeper.

2. Game time may be restricted for players with excessive absences or disciplinary problems. These situations should be kept to a minimum.

3. Players are not allowed to throw the bat at any time. After one warning, the second time any player throws a bat it will be an automatic out.

4. The CBA will appoint a new manager in the event there is a resignation.

5. NO TRADES, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF A CONFLICT between coach and parent or coach and player. All exceptions must be approved by the Board.

6. Games will be 6-innings with the following exceptions: 8-run rule is in effect after 5 innings if the visiting team is ahead or after 4.5 innings if the home team is ahead; 10-run rule is in effect after 4 innings if the visiting team is ahead or after 3.5 innings if the home team is ahead; 15-run rule is in effect after 3 innings.

6a. Minor League only – a half inning ends with 3 outs or 6 runs

7. Equipment rules will follow Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken rules

8. Pitch count rules in effect.

9. Manager has the option of choosing assistants from parents of drafted players on his/her team or as approved by the Board.

10. Slide rule in effect at home plate, if a play is being made. Umpire’s discretion.

11. CAL RIPKEN 60 FOOT BASEBALL DIVISION SPECIAL BASERUNNING RULE:

When a pitcher is in contact with the pitcher’s plate and in possession of the ball and the catcher is in the catcher�s box ready to receive delivery of the ball, baserunners shall not leave their bases until the ball has been delivered and has reached home plate. Once the catcher has secured the ball and the runner has stopped his forward progress, the runner must immediately return to the base.

12. No slashing rule. Players may not show a bunt and then pull the bat back and hit the ball. This is a safety rule. If a player slashes it will be an automatic out with no appeal.

13. Minor league games are limited to 1 hour and 30 minute time limit, if the home team is ahead and a new inning has not started. A new inning starts immediately after the 3rd out of the previous inning.

THE TEAM

14. All players must bat at least once and play in the field at least one inning all six inning games. Players should receive as much playing time as possible.

14a. Free substitution is allowed in the field only; Extra hitter will be utilized in the batting order; Minor will field 10 with a 4th outfielder (NO short fielder – must play 4 across), and bat a minimum of 11, if available, except that managers are encouraged to bat their entire lineup. Late arriving players will be placed at the bottom of the batting order.

14b. Teams must have at least 6 players to begin a game. A 10 minute waiting period will be granted for players to arrive, otherwise a team not having the minimum number of players shall forfeit. Late arriving players will be placed at the bottom of the batting order.

UNIFORMS

15. Tennis shoes and rubber-cleated shoes ONLY are allowed. No metal spikes, open toed, or street shoes.

16. All teams must wear the same type of uniform shirts and baseball pants.

RAINOUTS

17. The CBA will determine if a game is to be postponed. Managers and players should call the rainout hotline at 348-8555.

18. Makeup games will be played on the next available date as soon as possible after the missed game. Portable mounds can be used to make both Morton Park and Baker Softball available for makeup games.

SPORTSMANSHIP

19. Profanities by coaches, parents, or players will NOT be tolerated.

20. Abusive behavior such as intentionally striking a player with a ball, helmet, or bat will not be tolerated.

21. Players, coaches and fans are prohibited from verbally or physically interfering with play on the field. For example, players should not yell “I’ve got it” when a fielder is attempting to catch a ball. Fans should not yell “swing” at the batter.

22. If a player, parent, or coach is ejected from a game they must sit out the next contest played in accordance with IHSA regulations as adopted by the CBA. Ejected players are allowed to sit on the bench. Ejected coaches or parents must leave the premises until the game is over.

Remember: Let the kids enjoy the game. They are not in the professional leagues so everybody should behave accordingly.

Pitching Rules 

Pitching Chart for Minors

DateDayTimeVisitorHomeField
4/29/2019Mon5:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
4/29/2019Mon7:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillPanther Field
4/30/2019Tues5:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN5 – First Neighbor BankPanther Field
4/30/2019Tues7:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN7 – University VillagePanther Field
5/1/2019Wed5:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/2/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
5/2/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyPanther Field
5/6/2019Mon5:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN5 – First Neighbor BankTrojan Field
5/6/2019Mon7:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN7 – University VillageTrojan Field
5/7/2019Tues5:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyTrojan Field
5/7/2019Tues7:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
5/8/2019Wed5:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/9/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillPanther Field
5/9/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN2 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/13/2019Mon5:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyPanther Field
5/13/2019Mon7:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillPanther Field
5/14/2019Tues5:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN5 – First Neighbor BankPanther Field
5/15/2019Wed5:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
5/15/2019Wed7:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN7 – University VillagePanther Field
5/16/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
5/16/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
5/20/2019Mon5:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterTrojan Field
5/20/2019Mon7:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN7 – University VillageTrojan Field
5/21/2019Tues5:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyTrojan Field
5/21/2019Tues7:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyTrojan Field
5/22/2019Wed5:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN2 – Brickhouse GrillTrojan Field
5/22/2019Wed7:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillTrojan Field
5/23/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN5 – First Neighbor BankTrojan Field
5/30/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
6/3/2019Mon5:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
6/3/2019Mon7:30 PMMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillPanther Field
6/4/2019Tues7:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN7 – University VillagePanther Field
6/5/2019Wed5:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyPanther Field
6/5/2019Wed7:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN5 – First Neighbor BankPanther Field
6/6/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
6/6/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyPanther Field
6/10/2019Mon5:30 PMMN6 – Advanced OphthalmologyMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterPanther Field
6/10/2019Mon7:30 PMMN7 – University VillageMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillPanther Field
6/11/2019Tues5:30 PMMN2 – Brickhouse GrillMN5 – First Neighbor BankPanther Field
6/12/2019Wed5:30 PMMN1 – Kirchner Building CenterMN4 – H Ralston PhotographyPanther Field
6/13/2019Thurs5:30 PMMN3 – DQ Grill & ChillMN2 – Brickhouse GrillPanther Field
6/13/2019Thurs7:30 PMMN5 – First Neighbor BankMN7 – University VillagePanther Field

Standings for 2019 MINOR as of 6/13/2019

Team Name Win Loss GB
MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill 9 2
MN4 – H Ralston Photography 7 2 1.0
MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology 7 4 2.0
MN7 – University Village 6 4 2.5
MN5 – First Neighbor Bank 4 6 4.5
MN2 – Brickhouse Grill 2 9 7.0
MN1 – Kirchner Building Center 2 10 7.5

Game Results for 2019 MINOR as of 6/13/2019

(Winners in bold)

Date Visitor Home Winner Score
04/29/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN2 – Brickhouse Grill V 8 – 3
04/29/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill V 7 – 5
04/30/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN5 – First Neighbor Bank RAINOUT
04/30/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN7 – University Village RAINOUT
05/01/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN1 – Kirchner Building Center V 14 – 3
05/02/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology RAINOUT
05/02/2019 MN7 – University Village MN4 – H Ralston Photography RAINOUT
05/06/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN5 – First Neighbor Bank H 4 – 7
05/06/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN7 – University Village V 12 – 7
05/07/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN4 – H Ralston Photography V 15 – 5
05/07/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 11 – 12
05/08/2019 MN7 – University Village MN1 – Kirchner Building Center V 11 – 1
05/09/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill H 3 – 6
05/09/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN2 – Brickhouse Grill V 15 – 8
05/13/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN4 – H Ralston Photography H 2 – 4
05/13/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill H 1 – 16
05/14/2019 MN7 – University Village MN5 – First Neighbor Bank H 2 – 3
05/15/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN1 – Kirchner Building Center V 14 – 7
05/15/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN7 – University Village H 9 – 10
05/16/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN2 – Brickhouse Grill V 18 – 8
05/16/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 7 – 11
05/20/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN1 – Kirchner Building Center V 12 – 5
05/20/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN7 – University Village H 4 – 11
05/21/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN4 – H Ralston Photography H 0 – 10
05/21/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology V 11 – 5
05/22/2019 MN7 – University Village MN2 – Brickhouse Grill V 15 – 8
05/22/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill H 3 – 18
05/23/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN5 – First Neighbor Bank V 12 – 5
05/29/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology RAINOUT
05/30/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology V 13 – 6
06/03/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN2 – Brickhouse Grill H 6 – 8
06/03/2019 MN4 – H Ralston Photography MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill TBD
06/04/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN7 – University Village H 6 – 12
06/05/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN4 – H Ralston Photography H 3 – 12
06/05/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN5 – First Neighbor Bank V 24 – 8
06/06/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN1 – Kirchner Building Center H 10 – 11
06/06/2019 MN7 – University Village MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology H 7 – 8
06/10/2019 MN6 – Advanced Ophthalmology MN1 – Kirchner Building Center V 10 – 6
06/10/2019 MN7 – University Village MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill H 5 – 17
06/11/2019 MN2 – Brickhouse Grill MN5 – First Neighbor Bank H 3 – 5
06/12/2019 MN1 – Kirchner Building Center MN4 – H Ralston Photography H 8 – 15
06/13/2019 MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill MN2 – Brickhouse Grill V 19 – 7
06/13/2019 MN5 – First Neighbor Bank MN7 – University Village H 2 – 12

Major & Minor 2019 Picture Schedule

Date and Time Team Sponsor Coach
4/29/19 4:45 PM MA1 Brickhouse Grill Dustin Biggs
4/29/19 5:00 PM MA5 VFW Post 1592 Garth Flygare
4/29/19 6:45 PM MA3 Kirchner Building Center Mike Kessler
4/29/19 7:00 PM MA4 Invisible Fence Jerry Lindley
4/30/19 4:45 PM MA7 Arby’s Charlie Foerster
4/30/19 5:00 PM MA8 KIMA Clean CJ Applegate
4/30/19 6:30 PM MA2 Elks Lodge Tim Taylor
4/30/19 6:45 PM MA6 Moose Lodge Kent Martin
4/30/19 7:00 PM MN2 Brickhouse Grill Michael Baker
5/1/19 4:45 PM MN1 Kirchner Building Center Mike Kessler
5/1/19 5:00 PM MN3 DQ Grill & Chill John Stewart
5/2/19 4:45 PM MN5 First Neighbor Bank Morgan Biggs
5/2/19 5:00 PM MN6 Advanced Ophthalmology Brock Paul
5/2/19 6:45 PM MN4 H Ralston Photography Chris Wilson
5/2/19 7:00 PM MN7 University Village Tim Geil

MN1 – Kirchner Building Center
1 Aughenbaugh, Eric
2 Bierman, Carter
3 Cummins, Ben
4 Eckley, Kaiden
5 Keefe, Owen
6 Kessler, Drew
7 Kile, Ridge
8 Newell, Carson
9 Riley, Quinten
10 Smith, Jayden
11 West, Silas
MN2 – Brickhouse Grill
1 Barnes, Cameron
2 Brantley, Harper
3 Hays, Christian
4 Jackson, Dylan
5 Lucas Jr, Calvin
6 Packard, Jeffrey
7 Salee, Maddox
8 Satterfield, Logan
9 Snider, Brayden
10 Snider, Curtis
MN3 – DQ Grill & Chill
1 Brady, Tyce M
2 Cobb, Brayden
3 Fraser, Edward
4 Phillips, Parker
5 Rauch, Kaidan
6 Stewart, Josh
7 Taggart, Luke
8 Watson, Henry
9 Weiss, Isaiah
10 Wogoman, Raven
MN4 – HRalston Photography
1 Eskew, Abdisa
2 Goble, Dominic
3 Gordon, Aven Patrik
4 Matthew Hayes
5 Lauwers, Mason
6 Phillips, Christian
7 Plummer, Lake
8 Ralston, Ty
9 Storm, Eli
10 Walters, Caleb
11 Wilson, Brody
MN5 – First Neighbor Bank
1 Biggs, Clayton
2 Fuller, Brayden
3 Gannaway, Jonathan
4 Harris, Brenner
5 Hiltebeitel, Tucker
6 Miller, Elias
7 Murbarger, Bryson
8 Taylor, Kynzer
9 Way, Dylen
10 Zigler, Andrew G.
MN6 – Advanced Opthomology
1 Bates, Sameul
2 Campbell, Hudson
3 Easton, Case
4 Gowin, Logan
5 Patterson Jr., Carlton
6 Paul, Hudson
7 Pine, Cade
8 Pine, Jobe
9 Spoonhour, Sam
10 Zerbst, Robbie
MN7 – University Village
1 Anderson, Luke
2 Anderson, Mason
3 Cox, Kason
4 Fehrenbacher, Carter
5 Gage, Dasch
6 Geil, Levi
7 McGowan, Zane
8 Sanders, Wyatt
9 Schultz, Henry
10 Thompson, Austin

RAIN HOTLINE

Is it raining out? Will your team still have a game today?

Call the Rain Hotline at (217) 348-8555

Listen to the voicemail for up-to-date rain delays and cancellations (*not for legion games).

Contact Us

Charleston Parks & Rec. Online

Phone: (217) 345-6897

Rain Hotline: (217) 348-8555

Email: parksandrec@co.coles.il.us

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