The Central N.J. based M and M
Softball League, is a Modified Pitch league.
The league plays its games on Sunday
mornings - all games are 9 innings Doubleheaders are 7 innings each
Just a reminder BOTH MANAGERS are to text in scores, no later than 6pm SUNDAY.. Text Joe @ 732-598-4511 Please make sure both teams agree to the final score, first week alone I had two games with different final scores. Thanks
weather phone number -IMPORTANT UPDATE
We will be using the Liberty Oak Hotline (732 294 2198) for ALL WEATHER RELATED INFO. concerning Sunday Games. We will give cancellations on a per field basis ONLY. Please call this number. The last update will be at 7 am, if no changes then go to assigned field. It will then be in the umpires hands to decide if playable conditions exist.
All players/ managers......all bats used must have the ASA stamp certified on the bat or a thumbprint...these bats are legal....to see an updated bat list for those that are legal and illegal please visit the ASA website. Any player found to have used an illegal bat will be removed from the game and an automatic out will occur for the remainder of the game. For the 2017 season any bat with the 2000 stamp on the bat will no longer be allowed only a 2004 stamp or later is allowed. Also the Demarini Flipper and Aftermath bats are not allowed.
The 2017 has come to a close. Congratulations to Ashley Homestore for winning the top bracket defeating Quality Collision 2 games to 0. Congratulations to Coby Graphics for winning the bottom bracket over the Bulldogs. Thanks again to the board and all the teams for another successful softball season. To all have a great end to your summer and a safe off season.
Team Name changes
Ashley Homestore is last years Open System and Coby Graphics is last years Apco
All games from rainouts and field issues have been rescheduled please check your teams schedules
Injured player ruling for next at bat
Below you will see the feedback that I received regarding a game this past weekend. The ruling in this example would be as follows. If they are playing 13 in the field and batting 12 and if a player gets hurt they can skip his turn in the lineup when the spot comes up and not receive a penalty or automatic out and therefore they are batting 11 and playing 12. The honor system applies here that you aren’t claiming one of your weaker hitters is now hurt in the latter innings of a game. We can also apply that if the player has to leave on an emergency the same situation would apply. But if you have a player thrown out by the umpire for whatever reason that when that players next turn comes to bat it will be an automatic out regardless if you have a substitute ready to take his place. It’s a penalty suffered for being tossed out of a game. In the last sentence below if you are batting and playing 9 players after someone gets hurt you would still pass that player when he comes to bat next. There would be no penalty even though you slipped below 10 payers. The reason being you didn’t sub for him so that you would have 10 players back in the field. If you sub for him so that you now have 10 back in the field you therefore must bat that person too because you now will have 10 batters. If there are any questions on this please let me know. Thanks
Recently Played Games
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