Pitching Information

Following approval by the PONY Baseball Rules Committee and the International Board of Directors, PONY Baseball will be following a pitch count instead of an innings limit, as recommended by MLB Pitch Smart Guidelines, beginning in 2018. As stated in Section 10 “Pitching Rules” and T-8 “Tournament Pitching,” any team member may pitch, subject to […]

Decertified Bat List

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE The BBCOR decertification process has been implemented on the following bat(s): Reebok – Vector TLS 32-inch model Reebok – Vector TLS 33-inch model Marucci – CAT5 33-inch model Marucci – CAT5 34-inch model Marucci – Black 33-inch model Marucci – Black 34-inch model The BPF decertification process has been […]

USA Baseball Bat Standard

In conjunction with USA Baseball and its other participating national member organizations, PONY Baseball has adopted the new USA Baseball bat standard (USABat). Effective January 1, 2018, with the exception of -3 (BBCOR certified), all other 2 1/4″ and 2 5/8″ barrel bats with a minus factor of (-5, -7, -9, etc.), must be USABat […]