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The PYA participates in player pitch leagues for recreational teams to advanced teams through the St. Louis County Athletic Association.

Link to SLCAA Rulebook

Goals:
Coaches attempt to instill advanced skills in baseball and softball.  Players will learn the advanced defensive position play. They will also learn advanced offensive skills bases through the use of base coaches.

Games:
Teams will play 6 home games and 6 away games.  Home games are played at the Pacific Youth Association Fields on S. 6th Street in Pacific, MO.  Away games are scheduled throughout the St. Louis County Athletic Association (Ballwin, Ellisville, Eureka, Fenton (softball only), Manchester, Pond and Valley Park). Games last 1 hour and 40 minutes.

Player ages:
9-14 years old and Girls High School ages 15-18.  Players are separated so that the boys will play baseball and the girls will play softball.

Pitching:
Player Pitch – Balls and Strikes are called by umpires.  Outs are recorded and games are recorded.

Catching:
Players will be catching and are required to wear the proper protective catchers gear.

Infield:
Players develop skills to play defense at Pitcher, 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Shortstop.  

Outfield:
3 outfielders are played.

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