Minors AAA

Description Minors AAA is a continuation of the Minors AA division with more advanced rules. Minors AAA uses live pitching and modified base stealing. Games in Minors AAA are scored, and season standings are tracked. All teams qualify for the playoffs – with the top 2 teams in the playoffs competing in the championship game. A Minors AAA game lasts approximately 2 hours (or occasionally longer). Umpires are used in Minors AAA games.
Age Baseball age 9, 10, 11. (Go to Overview to calculate baseball age). All returning minors players are assessed for the AAA division. Players aged 11 are guaranteed placement in a minimum of the AAA division. Baseball age 10 and 9 year old players may be placed in either AAA or AA based on assessment results. (A 12 year old player may play in AAA under special circumstances. 12 years old may not pitch in AAA and can only play in this division with permission of MSLL President).
Location Minor AAA games are played on the Majors and Seycove fields in Myrtle Park.
Games Minors AAA teams play twice per week. One game on a Saturday, and one game during the week. The schedule will vary from week to week to allow all teams to play one another. Rained out games are rescheduled by the division coordinator.
Practices Minors AAA teams practice once per week usually on a Sunday. Teams in this division may also book sessions in the Myrtle Park batting cage and additional practices during the week. To book an extra practice session please email field_booking@msll.ca
Teams Teams are made up of 11-13 players. Assessments for all new and returning minors players are held in February. Teams are formed via a draft process to ensure balanced teams. If you have any questions, please contact the player agent prior to the draft.
Uniform Minors AAA players receive a team jersey, team belt and baseball cap which must be worn to all games. Players return their jersey and belt at the end of the season. Players must provide their own grey baseball pants with belt loops.
Volunteers Each family is required to volunteer. In AAA, there will be field prep, scorekeeping, pitch counting and concession shifts.
Rules MSLL-AAA-Rules
Call Ups (May be adjusted due to COVID protocols) If a Minors AAA teams has less than 10 players available for a game, they may call up a player from the Minors AA division. The player agent will provide the AAA coaches with a call up list of AA players who may be called up to the AAA division. When possible please contact the player’s coach to organize the call up – however in the case of a last minute call up you may contact the player directly. A Minors AAA team may only use the same call up player 2 times during the season. The AAA division coordinator must be notified whenever a call up player is used.
Coordinator Sheri Hoover – minoraaa@msll.ca
Resources Team Manager GuideField Prep Guide,Scorekeeping TutorialScorekeeping Cheat Sheet,  Pitch Count Guide