Playoff Procedures

Playoff Procedures

West Coast League Playoff Scenarios - 2016
 
FIRST HALF:
 
All positional rankings are based on winning percentage
 
In the event of a first-half tie:
 
1. Head to head record
2. Winning percentage within the division
3. Head to head average run differential
4. Total run differential average based on half
5. Coin flip
 
 
SECOND HALF:
 
All positional rankings are based on winning percentage
 
In the event of a second-half tie:
 
1. Head to head record in second half
2. Head to head for full season
3. Division record for second half
4. Head to head average run differential for the second half
5. Division record for full year
6. Won/loss full season
7. Total run differential average based on the full year
8. Coin flip
 
 
FIRST-HALF WINNERS WILL HAVE SEVEN DAYS (July 8, 2016) TO DECIDE IF THEY WOULD LIKE TO HOST GAME 1 OR GAMES 2 AND 3
 
If one team wins both the first and second half of the season, then the team with the next best winning percentage for the entire season will get into the playoffs.  If there is a tie for the next best winning percentage then the second-half tiebreakers come into play.
 
The Championship Round, of the remaining teams, home field advantage will be determined by the best winning percentage. If there is a tie, the second-half tie-breakers will apply.
 
All playoff series will be best 2 out of 3.
 
 
Divisional Series
 
Game 1: Tuesday, August 9th
 
Game 2: Wednesday, August 10th
 
Game 3: Thursday, August 11th
 
 
 
Championship Series
 
Game 1: Saturday, August 13th
 
Game 2: Monday, August 15th
 
Game 3: Tuesday, August 16th
 
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