Rutherford Baseball 10s
Rutherford Softball 12s
|Team||Date||Opponent||Result / Schedule|
|Fri 20-Jun||Carlstadt||Won, 3-2|
|Sun 22-Jun||Kearny||Lost, 4-1|
|Thu 26-Jun||East Rutherford||Won, 12-3|
|Sat 28-Jun||Lyndhurst||Lost, 6-3|
|Wed 25-Jun||Hasbrouck Heights||Won, 11-0, 4 inn.|
|Sat 28-Jun||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Won, 13-0, 4 inn.|
|Tue 1-Jul||Lyndhurst||Won, 10-6|
|Wed 9-Jul||North Arlington||Won, 15-4, 4 inn.|
|Sat 12-Jul||Lyndhurst||Won, 9-5|
|Sun 13-Jul||North Arlington||Won, 10-5|
|Thu 17-Jul||Lyndhurst||Won, 8-1|
|DISTRICT 5 CHAMPION|
|Thu 24-Jul||Nutley East||Lost, 11-2|
|Fri 25-Jul||Lyndhurst||at Carlstadt, 6 pm|
|Sat 21-Jun||Carlstadt||Won, 10-0, 4 inn.|
|Wed 25-Jun||Lyndhurst||Won, 15-3, 4 inn.|
|Fri 27-Jun||Kearny||Won, 17-4, 4 inn.|
|Sun 29-Jun||East Rutherford||Won, 18-1, 4 inn.|
|Tue 1-Jul||Saddle Brook||Lost, 11-6|
|Mon 7-Jul||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Won, 16-5|
|Tue 8-Jul||Saddle Brook||Won, 10-7|
|Thu 10-Jul||Kearny||Won, 20-10, 5 inn.|
|Fri 11-Jul||Kearny||Won, 11-10|
|DISTRICT 5 CHAMPION|
|Sun 13-Jul||Cliffside Park/Fairview||Won, 14-0, 5 inn.|
|Wed 16-Jul||Bloomfield NL||Won, 8-5|
|Fri 18-Jul||Bloomfield NL||Lost, 10-6|
|Sat 19-Jul||Bloomfield NL||Won, 15-10|
|SECTION 2 CHAMPION|
|Thu 24-Jul||Marlboro||Lost, 12-2|
|Fri 25-Jul||Ridgewood||at Little Ferry, 6 pm|
|Sat 21-Jun||Hoboken||Lost, 11-10|
|Mon 23-Jun||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Won, 7-6|
|Thu 26-Jun||Hasbrouck Heights||Won, 9-2|
|Sat 28-Jun||North Arlington||Won, 13-2|
|Mon 7-Jul||Lyndhurst||Won, 14-4, 4 inn.|
|Thu 10-Jul||Lodi||Won, 24-14, 4 inn.|
|Wed 16-Jul||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Lost, 18-0, 4 inn.|
|Thu 17-Jul||Lodi||Won, 16-1, 4 inn.|
|Sat 19-Jul||Hoboken||Won, 7-4|
|Sun 20-Jul||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Lost, 16-9|
|Sat 28-Jun||Garfield||Won, 12-2|
|Sun 29-Jun||Hoboken||Won, 8-0|
|Sun 6-Jul||Teaneck White||Won, 17-1|
|Wed 9-Jul||Carlstadt||Won, 11-0|
|Sat 12-Jul||Lyndhurst||Lost, 6-5, 7 inn.|
|Wed 16-Jul||Wood-Ridge/Moonachie||Won, 15-5|
|Wed 16-Jul||Bayonne||Won, 4-3|
|Thu 17-Jul||Elmora||Lost, 4-3|
|Fri 18-Jul||Bayonne||Won, 11-1, 5 inn.|
|Sun 20-Jul||Elmora||Won, 12-1, 5 inn.|
|Mon 21-Jul||Elmora||at Rutherford, 7 pm|
|Sat 21-Jun||Lodi||Lost, 15-9|
|Mon 23-Jun||Lodi||Won, 15-8|
|Wed 25-Jun||Lodi||Won, 15-13|
|DISTRICT 5 CHAMPION|
|Sat 28-Jun||Elmora||Won, 11-10|
|Sun 29-Jun||Jersey City Clemente||Lost, 9-4|
|Mon 30-Jun||Little Ferry/South Hackensack||Lost, 12-3|
|Sun 22-Jun||Wallington||Lost, 11-1, 5 inn.|
|Tue 24-Jun||Wallington||Lost, 11-1|
The immediate changes affect the softball pitching regulations. The International Board of Directors ratified and immediately implemented a new regulation approved by the recent Little League Congress in Minneapolis that relaxes most of the pitching restrictions that had been in place.
Under the new rule, there are no pitching restrictions at the Junior level. At the Major level, the limit on innings pitched in a week has been removed, and the day’s rest requirement is only applied if a player pitches in more than six innings in a week. The Minor Softball limit of six innings per week and a one-day rest period after pitching more than one inning remains in effect.
Please note that in its continued effort to encourage development of pitchers, the Rutherford Little League has retained its Major Softball restriction of pitching in eight innings over any two consecutive team games during the regular season. This limit will be removed during the playoffs.
Little League has also approved a change in the league age determination date for baseball, effective in 2015 with a three-year implementation period.
Effective in 2015, a baseball player’s league age will be the player’s age on December 31 of the playing year, rather than April 30. Accordingly, every player born in 2003 will be of league age 12 in 2015.
However, for the 2015, 2016, and 2017 seasons only, players who are league age 13 but would be of league age 12 under the rule in effect from 2006 through 2014 (that is, born in May through December) will be allowed to continue playing in the Major Baseball division. Thus, all current players of league age 9 will have three more seasons of Major eligibility.
Eligibility for Tee Ball and Minor League will follow the new guideline effective in 2015, so that players born as late as December 2010 will be eligible for Tee Ball in 2015.
Please note that the new rule sets a one-year difference between baseball and softball eligibility. The softball league age determination date is December 31 of the previous year, so that a player who is league age 12 for baseball is league age 11 for softball.
Back in November 2013, Little League announced a change in its residence eligibility regulation, effective with the 2014 season.
For decades, the rule stated that players must live within the boundaries of the local league charter, as detailed on a map. Exceptions were made for players who began their careers within a league but moved outside the boundaries before they were done playing.
Starting with the 2014 season, children who are enrolled in an elementary or secondary school located within the boundaries of the local league charter are eligible to play in the local league. The parent must provide proof of school enrollment as of the start of the academic year (that is, prior to 1-Oct of the year prior to the playing year).
For Rutherford Little League, the impact is to allow players who meet the age requirements and attend the Academy at St. Mary (located on Chestnut Street in Rutherford) to enroll in the League even though they may live outside the Borough of Rutherford. The League welcomes all players who are eligible as a result of this revised regulation.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provide an outstanding training module on the effects and prevention of concussion. Visit the module here. Each of the League’s coaches is required to visit and complete this or a similar training module prior to coaching in the League in the 2013 season and beyond.
Additional CDC resources are available, including fact sheets for coaches, players, and parents (all in PDF format; requires Adobe Reader or equivalent). Everyone is encouraged to view, read, and download or print out these fact sheets as part of the League’s ongoing commitment to safety.
Through its Community Alliance Program (CAP), Boiling Springs will donate a percentage of depositors’ account balances to qualified non-profit organizations based on registration forms received at the bank. The percentage to be donated will be ¼ to ½ percent, depending on the type of account registered.
To register your accounts for a CAP donation to Rutherford Little League, print this form (in PDF format; requires Adobe Reader or equivalent), fill out the top portion, and bring it to a teller window at Boiling Springs Savings Bank. Once at least twenty depositors are on file, the bank will begin quarterly donations to the League.
In the first quarter of 2013, the bank donated $1,102.80 to the League. The more depositors registered, the greater the donation. All members, including parents of players, are encouraged to participate in this simple way to donate to the League.
The annual door-to-door canvass of the Borough was held on Saturday 29-Mar, but donations by mail are welcome at any time.
Checks should be payable to “Rutherford Little League, Inc.” Mailed contributions go to P.O. Box 427, Rutherford, NJ 07070-0427. All contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Rutherford Little League, founded in 1951, is the only organization providing baseball for Borough youths aged 5 through 12.
The agenda includes proposals for amending Local Rules as well as election of the Board of Directors for 2015. All members are strongly encouraged to attend.