10U Baseball plays on a standard 60-foot diamond with a 46-foot pitching distance. It will transition players from the pitching machine experienced in the previous Rookie level of baseball to a live opponent pitching to them.
League Age is determined by the age of the player on April 30, 2018. Players will expand from the baseball basics to a more competitive and skilled league that will emphasize proper hitting techniques, base running, pitching, and fielding situations. Players will be among teammates of their own age and approximate experience level. They will continue to refine their fundamental skills while understanding the games strategies and team experiences.
The 10U division is designed for 9 and 10-year old players however, 8-year old’s playing at a high level may also be considered on a case-by-case basis.
All players new to the 10U Baseball division must attend one of two player skills evaluations at the College of Southern Maryland in LaPlata. No cleats are permitted on the gym floor.
- Saturday February 10, 2018 from 2:30-4:00 p.m.
- Sunday February 11, 2018 from 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Following evaluations, players will be drafted to create teams of equal strength.
The 10U Baseball division will be scheduled to play 2 games per week. Practice and game times may vary, with locations being held at various fields throughout Charles County.
*New for 2018 – Cal Ripken Baseball Division Bat Requirements* Visit www.usabat.com for more information.
The last day to register for 10U Baseball is February 11th.
If you have any questions, please contact the 10U Baseball Commissioner, Dan Donnick at firstname.lastname@example.org