Little League Baseball 2022: Metro Region Tournament Guide, schedule, how to watch

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Little League Metro Region Tournament schedule, results, TV coverage

The schedule

The Little League Baseball World Series has expanded to 20 U.S. and international regions for 2022. The Metro is one of the new regions.

The site of the Metro Region is the A. Bartlett Giamatti Little League Leadership Training Center, 335 Mix Street, Bristol, Connecticut 06010.

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ESPN, ESPN2, Longhorn Network and ESPN+ are televising all 86 region tournament games showcasing Great Lakes, Metro, Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Mountain, New England, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest and West Region action, as each team competes for a trip to Williamsport, Pennsylvania to play for the Little League Baseball World Series Championship.

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Connecticut: Fairfield American Little League; New York: Massapequa Coast Little League; New Jersey: Toms River East Little League; Rhode Island: Cumberland Little League

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Schedule and TV coverage

Saturday, Aug. 6

Game 1: Massapequa Coast (New York) 6, Toms River East (New Jersey) 3

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Game 2: Fairfield American (Connecticut) 3, Cumberland (Rhode Island) 1

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Sunday, Aug. 7

Game 3: Toms River East 3, Rhode Island 2

Monday, Aug. 8

Game 4: New York 7, Connecticut 5

Tuesday, Aug. 9

No games.

Wednesday, Aug. 10

Game 5: Toms River East 3, Connecticut 1

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Thursday, Aug. 11

No games.

Friday, Aug. 12

Final: New York 4, Toms River East 0

Pitching Rules for Little League Baseball (Part A)

A manager must remove the pitcher when said pitcher reaches the limit for his/her age group (it is 85 pitches for the 12-year-olds).

But the pitcher may remain in the game at another position: Exception: If a pitcher reaches the limit imposed in Regulation VI (c) for his/her league age while facing a batter, the pitcher may continue to pitch until any one of the following conditions occurs: 1. That batter reaches base; 2. That batter is put out; 3. The third out is made to complete the half-inning. Note 1: A pitcher who delivers 41 or more pitches in a game cannot play the position of catcher for the remainder of that day.

Note 2: Any player who has played the position of catcher in four or more innings in a game is not eligible to pitch on that calendar day.

Pitching Rules for Little League Baseball (Part B)

If a player pitches 66 or more pitches in a day, four (4) calendar days of rest must be observed

If a player pitches 51-65 pitches in a day, three (3) calendar days of rest must be observed

If a player pitches 36-50 pitches in a day, two (2) calendar days of rest must be observed

If a player pitches 21-35 pitches in a day, one (1) calendar day of rest must be observed

If a player pitches 1-20 pitches in a day, no (0) calendar day of rest is required

This article originally appeared on Asbury Park Press: Little League 2022: Metro Region Tournament Schedule, TV how to watch