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This is the inaugural Ways to Play powered by MLB & Perfect Game.  The purpose of this collaboration is to have some of the best teams in the country use some different pace-of-play rules in a tournament setting. 

The following are the rules developed by MLB and will be in effect during the weekend:
1.  9 inning games
2.  3 balls will result in a walk for the hitter.
3.  If a batter takes a called strike, the batter will be out.
4.  No straight or delayed steals.
5.  Batter must keep foot in the batters box at all times.
6.  No throwing the ball around between batters.
7.  If game is tied after 9th inning, a runner will be placed at 2B with one out.
8.  If game is tied after 10th inning, bases will be loaded with one out. 

Games: 4 games guaranteed, weather permitting.

Age Eligibility: 2018 Graduate or younger.

Date of Birth is NOT used for age eligibility for this event.

Bat Type: Wood Bat Only Bat Restrictions

Hotels: All teams are required to book housing through following link Host Hotels

Coolers: Not Allowed

NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED AT ANYTIME AFTER PAYMENT. TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR WILL HOLD A CREDIT TO A FUTURE EVENT IF NOTICE OF CANCELLATION IS GIVEN AT LEAST 3 WEEKS PRIOR

Format:

- 16-team single-elimination bracket play from the start. 

- Each team will play 2 games on Saturday and 2 games on Sunday.

- First games will begin at 10AM on Saturday.  Last games will begin at 1:30PM on Sunday. 

Tournament Results

Runner-Up Canes National

Third Place Upstate Mavericks

MVP

MV-Player Anthony Seigler

MV-Pitcher Ryan Getz

Event History Since 2017

Event Records  

Category Time/Velo Name St Event year Draft Commitment
FB 94  mph Justin Jarvis NC 2017  5 UNC-Wilmington

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