Info - Machine Pitch

Machine Pitch at SPBC

SPBC have partnered with Canning Cougars Tee-Ball Club Inc (CCTBC) to develop a friendly Machine Pitch program with a view to forming teams to enter either home ground only or home and away competitions.

WHAT IS MACHINE-PITCH?

Machine-pitch baseball is a form of baseball designed to introduce players to hitting a moving ball. The ball is pitched by a specific machine rather than a pitcher to give consist speed and accuracy. The UPM45 pitching machine is a spring powered device manually set and released by an adult that can be set to pitch at 18-44 mph (29-70 km/h).

AGE RANGE

U7 to U10 at the end of the season (1 May)

COMPETITION

Baseball WA and Little League WA run the official competition called "Little League Minor – Machine Pitch"

http://www.walittleleague.baseball.com.au

RULES

The rules of little league baseball apply except that a specific machine is used to pitch rather than a player or coach.

More info

For more info please visit our tee-ball info page.