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Recent Games
Date Event Time Location
Sat 7/14 Baseball Sec5 9-11 YO All-Stars: MV vs Scotts Valley 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Harvey West Fields
Sun 7/15 Baseball Sec5 9-11 YO All-Stars: MV vs Hollister 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Harvey West Fields
Mon 7/16 Baseball Sec5 9-11 YO All-Stars: MV vs TBD 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Harvey West Fields
Upcoming Events
Date Event Time Location
Thu 7/19 star MVLL Board Meeting 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Mike's House
Thu 8/16 star 2018 Little League Baseball World Series Aug 16-26 All Day South Williamsport, PA
Thu 8/16 star MVLL Board Meeting (TBD) 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Mountain View Little League 2018, Proudly Serving the Community since 1957



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MV 10-11 YO All-Stars Lose to Gilroy 10-11 in 7 Innings

Our 10-11 All-Stars have exited from the CA Section 5 9-10-11 All-Stars Tournament after losing to Gilroy 10-11 in the elimination bracket. In the winners bracket, Scotts Valley beat Union 12-0. Union will play Gilroy on Tuesday to see which makes it to the Championship Game on Wednesday against Scotts Valley. Game times are 6:30 PM on Tuesday and Wednesday at Harvey West Fields in Santa Cruz.

There were 5 teams competing this year: Hollister LL (D9), Union LL (D12), Scotts Valley LL (D39), Gilory LL (D59), and Mountain View (D44).The tournament bracket is posted here.


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Monday, July 16
Broadcast Schedule for Little League Tournament Games Starting July 21

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Regional tournament games begin on Saturday, July 21. The Little League Baseball World Series runs from August 16 to 26. The broadcast schedule is here.

Tuesday, July 10
MV 10-11's All-Stars Win Championship Game

The 10-11's All-Stars are the 2018 California District 44 Champions. Prior to entering the deciding game on Monday, the Moreland Cupertino American All-Stars and Mountain View each had one loss each in the Final 4 Bracket. By beating Moreland CA 10-9, Mountain View advances to the Section 5 Tournament hosted by Santa Cruz Little League.

Mountain View's first game in the double elimination tournament is this Saturday at 2 PM in Santa Cruz. Location is Harvey West Field 1, 326 Evergreen Street, near Costco.


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Saturday, June 30
D44 All-Stars Games Results and Pool Standings

California District 44 has 4 All-Stars Divisions: Junior, Majors, 10-11 YO, and 9-10 YO. The Junior Division has 3 teams competing in a double-elimination format.
The Majors, 10-11 YO, and 9-10 YO divisions use a 2-phase format. Phase 1 is Pool Play where each team is assigned to Pool 1 or 2 and each team is scheduled to play 4 games if they are in a 5-team pool or 3 games if in a 4-team pool. The top 2 finishers in each pool proceed to Phase 2 (aka Final Four) and compete in a double-elimination format.
2018 All-Stars Pool Standings


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Monday, June 11
MVLL All-Star Team Rosters Announced

Congratulations to the 2018 MVLL All-Stars Players, Managers, Coaches, and their families.

Juniors All-Stars Roster
Majors All-Stars Roster
10-11s All-Stars Roster
9-10s All-Stars Roster

The All-Stars information web page is here.


Tuesday, July 3
MVLL Done Hosting TOC and All-Stars Games (Updated July 3)

These are the District 44 Tournament of Champions and All-Stars games we will be hosting at Shoreline Athletic Fields:
  • Saturday, 6/02/2018, 9:00 AM, Juniors TOC: Los Altos Giants v. Cupertino Padres at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/09/2018, 9:00 AM, Juniors TOC: Los Altos Giants v. MV A's at Shoreline
  • Monday, 6/11/2018, 5:30 PM, Minors TOC: Sunnyvale Metro v. Sunnvale at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/16/2018, 10 AM, Challenger Division (2 Games at 10) at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/16/2018, 12:30 PM, Juniors TOC Championship Game: Moreland Mariners v. Cupertino Padres at Shoreline
  • Wednesday, 6/20/2018, 5:30 PM, Majors All-Stars: Briarwood v. MV at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/23/2018, 9:00 AM, Juniors All-Stars: Cupertino v. Moreland CA at Shoreline
  • Monday, 6/25/2018, 5:30 PM, 10-11 All-Stars: Cupertino v. MV at Shoreline
  • Tuesday, 6/26/2018, 5:30 PM, 9-10 All-Stars: Moreland v. MV at Shoreline
  • Wednesday, 6/27/2018, 5:30 PM, Majors All-Stars: Sunnyvale v. MV at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/30/2018, 12:30 PM, 9-10 All-Stars: Campbell v. MV at Shoreline
  • Saturday, 6/30/2018, 3:30 PM, 10-11 All-Stars: Sunnyvale Metro v. MV at Shoreline
  • Monday, 7/2/2018,5:30 PM, 10-11 All-Stars: Los Altos v. SC Westside at Shoreline 


Sunday, June 10
Fall Baseball Registration Begins in August

Fall Baseball signup is estimated to begin in mid-August. We will be limited to a single field this season for both practices and games. We can field 6 teams: 2 in majors division and 4 in minor division. We use the 2018 league age chart to determine the player's baseball age (the same age as was used for Spring baseball). Players 9-11 are eligible to sign up for the majors division. Players 8-10 are eligible to sign up for the minor division.

Registration with payment is only accepted by postal mail. There are no in-person registration events. Registrations are not done online. Registration forms will be made available a day before signup begins. Envelopes bearing postmarks before the first day of registration will be returned.

Fall Baseball is a very popular activity and will sell-out quickly. To receive Fall Baseball and other announcements, email info@mvll.org to be added to our mailing list if you are currently not receiving our newsletters.


Sunday, July 15
2019 Spring Baseball Registration Starts in November

We'll be holding 2 in-person registration events in November and 2 more in December. Players new to the league must register in person with documentation showing birthdate, home address in Mountain View or attendance in a Mountain View school. Registration flyers and registration forms will be available a week before the first in-person registration event. Returning players have the option of electronic registration or mailing in paper forms. To be added to the Mountain View Little League email list, please email your request to info@mvll.org.

Saturday, May 5
Decertification of Bats

Little League International has an information page about the decertification of bats. There is currently one bat listed: Easton Ghost X 30/20 5/8. 

Monday, December 25
New Bat Rule 2018

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  Little League Bat Resource Page LINK

As of January 1, 2018, the new USA Baseball Bat Standard are implemented.
Little League-approved baseball bats that were in use during the 2017 season will no longer be acceptable for use in any Little League game or activity starting on January 1, 2018.

APPROVED BATS MUST BE USED IN ALL LITTLE LEAGUE ACTIVITIES.
IF IT'S NOT APPROVED, IT CAN'T BE USED.

Bats having the USA Baseball Bat marking are now available for purchase from retailers.

Tee Ball bats will not be manufactured with a logo. MVLL will inspect Tee Ball bats used in the league and affix a sticker. Watch for our bat certification event announcements.


Little League International has assembled an online resource page dedicated to baseball bat information. Click here to find the latest bat information, including the current Little League Baseball rules and regulations governing bats, definition of terms, the moratorium on the use of composite bats, and a series of frequently asked questions, with answers and licensed bat lists.

T-Ball Bats -
Starting on January 1, 2018, all Tee Ball bats in the Little League Baseball Tee Ball program must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program for use with approved Tee Ball baseballs for Little League play. [DO NOT purchase stickers. MVLL will have bat inspection events to affix stickers before the start of 2018 season practices and games.]

Rookie, Farm, Minors, and Majors Bats -
2017: BPF 1.15 marking/ 2-1/4 inch barrel maximum
2018: USA Baseball marking, 2-5/8 inch barrel maximum

Juniors Bats -
2017: BPF 1.15 marking/ 2-1/4 inch barrel maximum
  1) 2-1/4 inch alloy/metal barrel with BPF stamp of 1.15
  2) 2-5/8 inch alloy/metal barrel (no marking required)
  3) 2-5/8 inch composite barrel with BBCOR stamp


2018:
  USA Baseball marking,
  2 5/8” barrel maximum, and
  NO BBCOR ALLOWED


Tuesday, November 14
Little League Bat Rule 1.10

NOTICE - New bat rules beginning Jan 1, 2018 [Click Here]
The new rules provide wood-like performance on non-wood bats.
Look for the USA Baseball licensing trademark on approved bats.

The following is the new rule in effect.

Rule 1.10 - Baseball

The bat must be a baseball bat which meets the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat) as adopted by Little League. It shall be a smooth, rounded stick, and made of wood or of material and color tested and proved acceptable to the USA Baseball Bat standard (USABat).

Beginning with the 2018 season, non-wood and laminated bats used in the Little League (Majors) and below, Intermediate (50-70) Division, Junior League divisions, and Challenger division shall bear the USA Baseball logo signifying that the bat meets the USABat – USA Baseball’s Youth Bat Performance Standard. All BPF – 1.15 bats will be prohibited beginning with the 2018 season. Additionally, starting in 2018, the bat diameter shall not exceed 2? inches for these divisions of play. Additional information is available at LittleLeague.org/batinfo.

Tee Ball: Under the USABat standard, certified Tee Ball bats (26" and shorter) will feature the USA Baseball mark and text which reads ONLY FOR USE WITH APPROVED TEE BALLS. All Tee Ball bats must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program (USABaseballShop.com) beginning September 1, 2017.

Minor/Major Divisions: It shall not be more than 33 inches in length; nor more than 2? inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30") at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed sixteen (16) inches from the small end.

NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats do not require a USA Baseball logo.

Intermediate (50-70) Division and Junior League: It shall not be more than 34" inches in length; nor more than 2? inches in diameter, and if wood, not less than fifteen-sixteenths (15/16) inches in diameter (7/8 inch for bats less than 30") at its smallest part. Wood bats taped or fitted with a sleeve may not exceed eighteen (18) inches from the small end.

NOTE: Solid one-piece wood barrel bats do not require a USA Baseball logo.

[Senior League and Challenger Division bat requirements can be read on the Little League website.]

In all divisions, a non-wood bat must have a grip of cork, tape, or composition material, and must extend a minimum of 10 inches from the small end. Slippery tape or similar material is prohibited.

NOTE 1: Whiffle ball type bats are permissible in all Challenger Divisions.

NOTE 2: The traditional batting donut is not permissible.

NOTE 3: Tee Ball bats maybe used in the Challenger Divisions. Under the USABat standard, certified Tee Ball bats (26” and shorter) will feature the USA Baseball mark and text which reads ONLY FOR USE WITH APPROVED TEE BALLS. All Tee Ball bats must feature the USA Baseball mark and accompanying text. Tee Ball bats that were produced and/or purchased prior to the implementation of the new standard can be certified using an Approved Tee Ball Sticker via the USA Baseball Tee Ball Sticker Program (USABaseballShop.com) beginning September 1, 2017.

NOTE 4: Non-wood bats may develop dents from time to time. Bats that have cracks or sharp edges, or that cannot pass through the approved Little League bat ring for the appropriate division must be removed from play. The 2¼-inch bat ring must be used for bats labeled 2¼. The 2?-inch bat ring must be used for bats labeled for 2?.

NOTE 5: An illegal bat must be removed. Any bat that has been altered shall be removed from play.








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