The pitch count will recorded at the time a pitcher is removed from the mound. If a pitcher reached any of the count limits in the middle of an at bat and he/she is allowed to continue to pitch the count when he/she is removed from the mound. Only exception is the max limit as noted above.
Manager, coaches or scorekeepers will compare pitch counts after each inning and have the pitcher’s count recorded in each scorebook. In the case of a disagreement in pitch count per inning an average of the two count numbers will be used. Pitch count will be rounded up if needed. Umpires should not be expected to mediate any pitch count differences.
No pitcher shall pitch more than 7 innings in a week. Week is designated as Monday – Sunday.
Westfield Babe Ruth will recognize innings pitched in high school or in any other games to count toward the 7 innings per week. For rest calculations innings pitched in any high school or other games a pitch count of 15 pitches per inning will be used to calculate any rest requirements unless a specific pitch count is provided to the league by a coach.
All Managers/Coaches will honor any communicated pitching limitations from a high school coach.
Any pitches thrown in a game suspended by weather, darkness or other causes and resumed the following calendar day, the pitcher at the time the game was halted may continue to pitch to the extent of his/her eligibility.
Any pitches thrown in a game suspended by weather, darkness or other causes not resumed the following calendar day, the pitcher at the time the game was halted may continue to pitch to the extent of his/her innings eligibility and rest requirement at the time game is resumed. Innings pitched limitations in place in the week the original game was played will dictate the number of innings a pitcher can pitch when the suspended game is resumed.