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Divisions

Seniors

  • Ages: 15-16
  • Games: 2-3 per week, approx. 1 weekday and 1 weekend. (Games will be played at Big Dow Field and TBD)
  • Practice: 1-2 per week (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)


Senior League Baseball is a competitive, advanced play league with strong competition. Play and pitching is higher than that at the Juniors level. Games are played on a conventional 90’ diamond with a 60’6” pitching distance. Scores and standings will be kept and a year-end tournament is played to determine a league champion.

Regular season games will potentially be played against other district teams.

All-Star teams are selected at the end of the year to represent CLL in the district tournament.

Juniors

  • Ages: 13-14
  • Games: 2-3 per week, approx. 1 weekday and 1 weekend. (Games will be played at Big Dow Field and TBD)
  • Practice: 1-2 per week (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)


Junior League Baseball is a competitive, advanced play league with strong competition. Play and pitching is higher than that at the Majors level. Games are played on a conventional 90’ diamond with a 60’6” pitching distance. Scores and standings will be kept and a year-end tournament is played to determine a league champion.

Regular season games will potentially be played against other district teams.

All-Star teams are selected at the end of the year to represent CLL in the district tournament.


Majors

  • Ages: 9-12
  • Games: 2-3 per week, approx. 1 weekday and 1 weekend. (Games will be played at Popiolek Major Field and Trombino Field)
  • Practice: 1-2 per week (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)


Majors is a competitive, advanced play league with strong competition. Play and pitching is much higher than that at the Kid and Coach Pitch level. Scores and standings will be kept and a year-end tournament is played to determine a league champion.

Children ages 10-12 are eligible for tryout for the Majors division. Tryouts are mandatory for all players (other than returning major league players). If a player does not make the Major League, they will be placed on a Kid Pitch Team.

Regular season games will be played with the Westerly Little League.

All-Star teams are selected at the end of the year to represent CLL in the district tournament.


AAA Minors

  • Ages: 8-11
  • Games: 2 per week (Games will be played at Popiolek Minor Field)
  • Practice: 1 per week (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)

 

AAA is kid pitch and is a developmental league. This is a competitive league played with a regulation hard ball and live pitching is a key component of the game. Players should be able to hit a pitched ball and field ground and fly balls with some regularity and confidence. Players should know the rules and tactics of competitive baseball. Additional strategies and tactics such as bunting, stealing, cut-off plays, etc. will be introduced throughout the year. Eight-year-olds are eligible to play AAA if they have completed at least one year in AA and are ready to play at a more competitive level.


AA Minors

  • Ages: 5-8
  • Games: 2 per week (Games will be played at Popiolek Minor Field)
  • Practice: 1 per week (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)


AA Minors is machine pitch and is a non-competitive league. AA is played with a softer ball for reduced injury. Coaches pitch to their own team using a Louisville Slugger Ultimate Pitching Machine (video) and basic skills are taught and refined as players gain a better understanding of the game. Players will play multiple positions. Five-year-olds are eligible to play if they have completed one year in Instructional and are ready to play at a more competitive level.


Instructional/Tee Ball

  • Ages: 4-6
  • Games/Practices: 1 Weekday and Saturday morning (Games will be played at Little Dow Field) (Time and location of practice are at coach’s discretion)


Instructional is primarily coach pitch however batting tees are also used. Our Instructional Division provides basic fundamentals of the game and introduces players to the concept of team play. Players receive coach pitching for 6 pitches and if necessary, players will hit off a batting tee. Batting tees are highly encouraged at this level to improve confidence. Scores and team standings are not kept.

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