2016 Year-End Tournament and Playoff

SEPTEMBER 16 to 18

Friday/Saturday Round Robin
– Every team gets FIVE round robin games, plus a minimum of one playoff game
– All games are seven innings in length.
– There will be a 10-run mercy rule after five innings for all round robin games.
– Max run differentiation is +10.
– All round robin games will be self-umpired.
– Teams are expected to supply balls for Saturday; it is suggested that each team throw in two balls at the start of the game.
– Home/Away for all games would be determined by flipping for the round robin and by round robin seeding for the playoffs.
– Round robin games that are tied after seven innings END IN A TIE.
– Tie breakers for round robin standings will be based on total wins, then head-to-head, then run differential, then runs for, then a coin flip.
– All rosters are to have been finalized by end-of-day on August 31. In circumstances where a player is believed ineligible, the online rosters shall be the final determinant of eligibility.

Sunday Playoff Round
– All games are seven innings in length.
– There will be a 10-run mercy rule after five innings for all playoff games.
– All games will be officiated by certified, paid umpires.
– ALL teams qualify for Sunday’s playoff round, with the top FOUR seeds getting a bye through the FIRST ROUND.
– Playoff games that are tied after seven innings begin extra innings with “one out and the last batter from the previous inning on second base.” Play continues until there is a winner.
– Match ups in the playoffs will be ENTIRELY decided by seeding. Therefore, in each round, the highest ranking team remaining would play the lowest ranked team remaining.

Friday, September 16

6 p.m. (6:15 grace)
Parsons vs Naturals      (MARC 2)
Caledonia  vs Charlie’s Pizza      (MARC 3)
Orange Crush vs BW Insurance    (MAHONE BAY)

Freaks vs Benchwarmers    (MARC 1)
Renegades vs Alers      (LAHAVE ST.)
O’Regan’s vs Misfits    (LUNENBURG)

Saturday, September 17

8 a.m.
Freaks vs Misfits   (MARC 1)
Renegades  vs O’Regan’s     (MARC 2)
Alers vs Benchwarmers   (MARC 3)

9:20 a.m.
Parsons vs Charlie’s Pizza  (MARC 1)
Caledonia  vs BW Insurance (MARC 2)
Orange Crush  vs Naturals  (MARC 3)

10:40 a.m.
Freaks  vs  Alers   (MARC 3)
Renegades  vs Misfits (MARC 1)
O’Regan’s  vs Benchwarmers   (MARC 2)

12 noon
Parsons  vs Orange Crush (MARC 3)
Caledonia  vs Naturals  (MARC 1)
Charlie’s Pizza vs BW Insurance (MARC 2)

1:20 p.m.
Freaks  vs Renegades (MARC 2)
Benchwarmers  vs  Misfits (MARC 3)
O’Regan’s  vs Alers  (MARC 1)

2:40 p.m.
Parsons vs Caledonia  (MARC 2)
Naturals vs BW Insurance   (MARC 3)
Orange Crush  vs   Charlie’s Pizza  (MARC 1)

4 p.m.
Freaks  vs O’Regan’s  (MARC 1)
Benchwarmers  vs  Renegades (MARC 2)
Alers vs Misfits (MARC 3)

5:20 p.m.
Parsons  vs BW Insurance   (MARC 1)
Caledonia  vs  Orange Crush   (MARC 2)
Charlie’s Pizza vs Naturals   (MARC 3)


Sunday, September 18

8:30 a.m.
(G1) Caledonia (8) – O’Regan’s (9)   (MARC 1)
(G2) Alers (7) – Naturals (10)  (MARC 3)

9:45 a.m.
(G3) Charlie’s Pizza (5) – BW Insurance (12)  (MARC 3)
(G4) Benchwarmers (6) – Misfits (11)  (MARC 1)

11 a.m.
(G5) Orange Crush (3) – TBD (MARC 3)
(G6) Renegades (4) – TBD (MARC 1)

12:15 p.m.
(G7) Parsons (1) – TBD (MARC 3)
(G8) Freaks (2) – TBD (MARC 1)

1:30 p.m.
(G9)    TBD – TBD  (MARC 2)

2:45 p.m.
(G10)   TBD – TBD  (MARC 2)

4:10 p.m.
(G11)   TBD – TBD  (MARC 2)