Minor League/Pee Wee, Ages 9 to 10 - The diamond used is a 60-foot diamond, and the pitching distance is 46 feet. Players should be able to run the bases with an understanding of how to score a double or triple and understand coaches' base signals. While players will always work on the basics throughout life, their focus will involve concepts of double plays, force outs, and getting the lead runner. Catchers will begin learning to block the ball and control base advancement. Players will begin to understand that everyone has a job to do in every single play. Emphasis will be placed on pitcher development as this is a key factor for teams that do well.