Age Classifications (Divisions)

Updated Wednesday June 4, 2014 by South Central Minor Baseball.

Rally Cap – for players born 2007 or later
9U (Rookie) – for players born 2005 or later
11U (Mosquito) – for players born 2003 or later (could also include players born in 2005)
13U (Peewee) – for players born 2001 or later
15U (Bantam) – for players born 1999 or later
18U (Midget) – for players born 1996 or later

Over-age Players (OP)

  • In league play, for those centers where there is no team for his/her age-group, a player can move down ONE classification as on Over-age Player.
    • Players are restricted to being only ONE YEAR older than the division they move to.
    • An Over-age Player cannot pitch or catch at any time.
    • Up to three Over-age Players may play on a team.
  • An executive member or designate will assess the Over-age Player’s skill level and make a ruling.
  • Over-age Players must be identified on the Game Report Sheet as OP.
  • In league championship tournaments, all teams with Over-age Players must drop these players (they are not eligible to play in the playoffs).
    • Girls may participate one year past the suggested ages without being considered an Over-age Player as per Baseball Canada.

Alternate Players (AP) - Non-Developmental Play

  • In league play, players may move up ONE age classification.
    • Clarification – A Peewee “A” player can AP to Peewee “AA”, Bantam “A” or “AA”, but cannot AP to any level of midget.
    • Clarification – A Peewee “AA” player can AP to Bantam “A” or “AA”, but cannot AP to any level of midget.
  • An Alternate Player cannot pitch or catch.
  • Alternate Players must be identified on the game sheet as AP.
  • If a player is on a higher age roster permanently, then he may pitch or catch.

Alternate Players (AP) - Developmental Play (13U & 15U)

  • These teams are for South Central League play only
  • AP’s can only be used to fulfill the original roster size
  • In league play, players may move up ONE age classification.
    • Clarification – A Peewee “A” player can AP to Peewee “AA”, Bantam “A” or “AA”, but cannot AP to any level of midget
    • Clarification – A Peewee “AA” player can AP to Bantam “A” or “AA”, but cannot AP to any level of midget
  • In league play, players may also move laterally from other teams in the same division, from the same association
    • AP’s can only play in the outfield
      • Therefore, AP’s CANNOT pitch or catch
    • AP’s can bat no higher than 7th in the batting order
  • AP’s must be identified on the game sheet as AP.
  • If a player is on a higher age roster permanently, then he may pitch or catch.