Matchine/Coach Pitch (6-8)

Updated Thursday January 15, 2015 by Steven Casey.

How fast does the machine pitch the ball?

32 MPH across the plate.

What equipment does my child need?

Typically, your player will need glove, bat, helmet with facemask and chin strap.  A cup is recommended for players in the field and required for those playing catcher.

How much do we practice?

3-4 times per week during the season split between field practice and batting practice.  Once games begin, practices consist of one field practice and 1-2 batting practices per week.

How many games in the Spring season?Fall season?

Spring 10 games plus a tournament.  Fall is 6-7 games.

How does Summer Ball work?

Players are nominated by coaches for the Summer Ball teams.  Nominated players will try out for opportunity to play on an Summer Ball team.  Coaches will select players from these tryouts for the Summer Ball teams.

Does my child need to wear a cup for protection?

It is highly recommend for those in the field and required for catchers.

What groups are coach pitch versus machine pitch?

Currently the 6 year old league is coach pitch and 7 & 8 years olds are machine pitch.