As the season progresses, rosters can fall victims to vacations, relocation and players who simply quit the league. Managers sometimes need substitute players to field a team. This page defines the policy and procedures for securing substitute players.
The objective of this policy is:
Be fair to all teams and players
Ensure one team does not gain an advantage through substitution/recruitment
Ensure teams complete their game schedules
Offer higher level of play to as many players as possible
A Manager may acquire substitute players as follows:
The team Manager will contact the League Commissioners and request a substitute player
The Manager may request specific players, but the decision is the full discretion of the League Commissioners
Substitute players must members of Ken-Caryl Little League and assigned to a team.
Recruiting non-members or player who are not on a KCLL team is not permitted.
Substitute players will be pulled from lower level Leagues as follows
AAA Minor League Players may be substitutes for Major League teams
AA Minor League Players may be substitutes for AAA Minor League eams
Farm League Players may be substitutes for AA Minor League teams
Rookie League Players may be substitutes for Farm League players
For the Competitve Leagues, Majors and Minor Leagues, the following restrictions apply for substitute players
Substitute Players may not pitch
Substitute Players must bat last in the batting order
Substitute Players may not play more than 2 consecutive games for the same team