Season and Playoff Format (London Mens Baseball League (over 30 league))

PrintSeason and Playoff Format

Regular Season

13 game Round Robin – play all teams once

After 13 games, seed Teams based on overall standings into A and B Divisions for duration of the season
(Top 8 in A and remaining 6 in B)

B teams play B opponents for 4 more regular season games (random schedule for opponents)
A teams play A opponents for 4 more regular season games (random schedule for opponents)

TieBreaker Rules for Standings:

1 Points
2 Wins
3 Wins Between
4 Differential Between
5 Least Runs Against

Re-Seed Teams (within their division) for Playoff Round based on OVERALL record


Playoffs

A Playoffs - Single knock-out

Round 1
1 vs 8, 2 vs 7, 3 vs 6, 4 vs 5

Round 2
WG1 vs WG4, WG2 vs WG3

Round 3 (A Final)
Two remaining Teams

A Consolation

Round 2
LG1 vs LG4, LG2 vs LG3

Round 3 (A Consolation Final)
Two remaining Teams


B Playoffs  

Round 1
3 vs 6, 4 vs 5, 1 vs 2 (but both 1 and 2 move to Round 2 regardless)

Round 2
1 vs WG1, 2 vs WG2 

Round 3 (B Final)
Two remaining Teams