League Requirements: The league requires all
managers to own the latest version of Action Pc Baseball and
the most current data disk.
Gameplay: The league encourages head to head play
but it is NOT required. The home team is responsible for
playing the games. Either manager may send an email to
your opponent to setup head to head play. If the
visiting team declines, the home team will play the games vs
the computer or find a sub manager. Every manager is
expected to play at least their home games. Anyone may
pick up an OPEN HOME team and play them for the week.
This is a stock team replay league. There will be
NO TRADING or acquiring of FREE AGENTS.
Rosters: The major league roster will consist of
players from the TRUE major league rosters. We will be
using the the USE TRANSACTION DATES that is set up by Action
PC Baseball for each particular season being played.
Therefore, rosters will be controlled by the Action PC game
and will reflect the ACTUAL MLB roster for the game/date being
playoff roster will consist of 25 players and shall not
include players who were NOT on a particular teams roster at
the end of the regular season (this includes injured players).
Schedule: Each team will play the actual 162 game
MLB schedule. The weekly schedule will run from Tuesday
thru Monday. There will be 2 deadlines every week. Each
team will play 2 3-game series per week. The first 3
game series will be due by 12:00 midnight pst each
Friday. The second 3 game series will be due by 12:00
midnight pst each Monday. Manager files
can be turned in at anytime during the week. They will
be imported into the next league file. The
new league file will be sent out on Friday and Monday
evenings. There will be 2 league files distributed
each week. Each team will have an off day
after playing 2 series. Games can't be played out of
order in the schedule. Each team will play 3 games with
each league file. The season will run from
February thru September.
Special Rules: A starting pitcher can not be used
in relief if he did not pitch in relief in real life. A
relief pitcher can not be used as a starter if he did not
pitch as a starter in real life. Catchers,
infielders and outfielders can ONLY play rated positions.
Player usage: Starting pitchers will be limited to
110% of starts. Relief pitchers will be limited to 110%
of relief innings. Relief pitchers who made starts will
be limited to 110% of starts and innings. Position players will be limited to 110% of actual plate appearances.
All players will become inactive after 110% usage and can't be
used anymore. They can be used in the playoffs if they
meet the playoffs qualifications. Player usage will be
monitored by the commissioner.
Batters must have a minimum of 50
at bats in real life to be eligible for a playoff roster.
Pitchers must have a minimum of 25 innings pitched in real
life to be eligible for a playoff roster.
Starting Rotation: Teams must use
a minimum 3-man rotation in any playoff series.
Starting Pitchers: Must have a
minimum of 10 starts in real life to be eligible to start in a
Players will be prorated for playoff usage.
Lineups: The DH will be used in the American
All-Star game- The league will hold an annual
all-star game with all-stars from each league competing in the
game. The managers will be determined by the team with
the best record at the All-Star break from each league.
The game will be played head to head. Players will consist
of a C, 1B, 2b, SS, 3B, LF, CF, RF, 5 SP, 1RP.
The players receiving the most votes will automatically make
the team. The remaining players will be chosen by
manager of each league. The roster will consist of 32
players. The site will determine whether or not a DH is
used. We will use the same site as MLB. The
rosters will contain at least one player from each team.
Playoffs: Will be actual major league format for
the season being played. All playoff games will be
required to play head to head.
Tie-breakers: All ties for playoffs will use major
league baseball tie-breaker rules. The goal of this
league is to have fun and create our own baseball history