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Spring Baseball
Reading Little League Spring Baseball has 5 Divisions; (Rookie, Single A, Double A, Triple A and Major League)    

Rookie: 
All 7 year olds are assigned to this division.          
Primary purpose: To introduce the game to our youngest players and to teach the basic skills of baseball.
Competitiveness: Some aspects of competition are introduced. The score is kept during games and teams are limited to three outs per time at bat or five runs per inning. There is a playoff to end the season (format is TBD).
Pitching: Coaches will pitch to their teams for the entire year.
Practices & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 2-3 days/nights per week with 1 or 2 practices and 1 or 2 games).
Team Placement: Players are randomly assigned by the Rookie Director.

Single A:              
All 8 year olds are assigned to this division.          
Primary Purpose:To focus on skills development and compete in game situations.
Competitiveness: Most aspects of competition are introduced. The score is kept during the games and standings are kept. There is a playoff.
Pitching: Kids will pitch and pitch counts are required to be kept (there are no walks in this league.  If a pitcher throws 4 balls the coach will finish pitching to the batter until 3 strikes or the ball is in play.
Practices & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 2-3 days/nights per week with 1 or 2 practices and 1 or 2 games).
Team Placement: Prior to the start of the season the manager’s along with the League Director hold a draft to pick their teams. The objective is to create evenly balanced teams

Double AA:        
This league is for 9-11 year olds who do not play up in Triple A.  
Competitiveness: Double AA is a competitive Little League division with team records being kept, standings and playoffs. With few exceptions (e.g., limitations on stealing bases and runs per inning), all Little League rules are observed.
Pitching: Kids will pitch and pitch counts are required to be kept.
Practices & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 3-4 days/nights per week with 1 or 2 practices and 1 or 2 games).
Team Placement: Prior to the start of the season the manager’s along with the League Director hold a draft to pick their teams. The objective is to create a league of balanced teams. 

Triple AAA:        
This league is for 9-11 year olds who do not play Double A or Majors (exceptions can be made for 12yr olds to play in this division).  
Competitiveness: This is a competitive, coach drafted division. This league is a full competitive league using almost all Little League Majors rules. Practice & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 3-4 days/nights per week -1/2 practices and 1/2 games).
Team Placement: As with Double AA, prior to the start of the season the manager’s along with the League Director hold a draft to pick their teams. The objective is to create a league of balanced teams.
Practice & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 3-4 days/nights per week with 1 or 2 practices and 1 or 2 games).

Major League:  
This league is for 12 year olds and some 10 and 11 year olds (all 12yr olds play in this division unless an exception is made).
Competitiveness: This is the highest level of play Reading Little League offers, using all Little League Majors rules (with a few in town modifications).
Team Placement: Coaches are free to select any age eligible player based upon personal knowledge, prior year evaluations and Evaluation Day performance.
Practice & Games: Both weekday and weekend activities - (plan on 3-4 days/nights per week with 1 or 2 practices and 1 or 2 games).

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