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#1259984 - Fri Mar 06 2020 11:02 PM MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
dg_dave Offline
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Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 24144
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia USA

MLB 2020 Tipping Comp


With spring training underway, the MLB 2020 season will begin soon.

The rules are as follows:
1. One point for a correct tip. You may tip home or away (there are NO ties in baseball - games go into extra innings to determine a winner, even if they play 18 or more total innings)
2. Deadlines are Friday midnight FT (6am* London, 10:30am India, 3pm* Sydney, 5pm* NZ) with a two hour period of grace, with the exceptions of Sunday games, in which the deadline is midnight Saturday (only in the final week). Stars are noted by places that DO observe daylight saving time.
3. There will be a one point deduction if tips are posted after the grace period. Default will be the higher of six points or Wooden Spoon score, and will be your score if you tip after the first game starts, which will be about 12 hours after deadline.
Ex: Wooden Spoon score is seven, default is seven. Wooden Spoon score is five, default is six.
Note: We will tip the Saturday games each week, excluding the final day of the season (Sun). The season begins on Thursday, March 26, and we will not tip those games.
Bonus points:
1. One bonus point for picking a result solo, or one of two (12 minimum tippers to apply).
2. One bonus point if no more than three games are missed (one or two games may be postponed (games may be postponed due to weather (rain or snow) in baseball) to earn this point). Three postponements or more do not earn a bonus. (i.e., 10+/13, 11+/14, 12+/15) The previous year's comp will determine next year's eligibility.
3. Tips of all homes or all homes bar one are ineligible for any bonus points.

In case of Friday postponements, the FIRST of the Saturday games will be the one counted for our comp, as per MLB rule 4.13f.

Sign up here if you are interested.

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#1259985 - Fri Mar 06 2020 11:02 PM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
dg_dave Offline
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Posts: 24144
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia USA
Tipping threads will appear here...once we know more.


Edited by dg_dave (Sat Mar 21 2020 04:26 PM)
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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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#1259996 - Sat Mar 07 2020 12:46 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
wwe84 Offline
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Registered: Sun Feb 13 2011
Posts: 25587
Loc: New South Wales<br>Austral...
I'm in

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#1260003 - Sat Mar 07 2020 05:25 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
Dizart Offline
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Registered: Fri Mar 16 2007
Posts: 24097
Loc: Buckhaven Fife
Scotland UK
I'm in

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#1260614 - Fri Mar 13 2020 12:32 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Posts: 52199
Loc: Sydney
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The start of the season has been delayed by two weeks. The remaining Spring Training games have been cancelled.

https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-2020-season-delayed


Edited by gtho4 (Fri Mar 13 2020 05:55 AM)

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#1260636 - Fri Mar 13 2020 04:04 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
PaulE Offline
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Registered: Wed Feb 09 2000
Posts: 4448
Loc: Leeds Yorkshire
England UK
I'm in, whenever it starts!

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#1260642 - Fri Mar 13 2020 05:59 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
spanishliz Online   FT-cool
Champion Poster

Registered: Thu Dec 13 2001
Posts: 22517
Loc: Ontario Canada
Me too, though I'll probably forget halfway through the season as I normally do.

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#1260651 - Fri Mar 13 2020 06:47 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
srini701 Offline
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Registered: Wed Jan 04 2006
Posts: 10535
Loc: Hyderabad India           
Season delayed by at least 2 weeks: https://www.mlb.com/news/mlb-2020-season-delayed
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#1260711 - Sat Mar 14 2020 03:06 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Originally Posted By: PaulE
I'm in, whenever it starts!

  ditto, add one more to the list

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#1260971 - Tue Mar 17 2020 11:51 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
dg_dave Offline
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Registered: Sun Oct 05 2003
Posts: 24144
Loc: near Stafford, Virginia USA
Season may not start until mid-May:

https://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/coron...-full-schedule/

I will keep up on updates and post accordingly.


Edited by dg_dave (Tue Mar 17 2020 11:52 AM)
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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. --Eleanor Roosevelt
The day we lose our will to fight is the day we lose our freedom.

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#1261151 - Thu Mar 19 2020 08:09 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
Llynfi Offline
Enthusiast

Registered: Fri Oct 04 2019
Posts: 382
Loc: Maesteg Wales
Yeah I'll give it a go.
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#1261160 - Thu Mar 19 2020 08:48 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
toocool4u Offline
Prolific

Registered: Tue Sep 07 2010
Posts: 1158
Loc: Manitoba Canada
I'll be in.
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#1265479 - Sat May 16 2020 06:13 AM MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 52199
Loc: Sydney
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#1265627 - Wed May 20 2020 10:28 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
toocool4u Offline
Prolific

Registered: Tue Sep 07 2010
Posts: 1158
Loc: Manitoba Canada
I'd be in.
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#1265659 - Thu May 21 2020 12:31 AM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
ozzz2002 Offline
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Registered: Mon Dec 03 2001
Posts: 20341
Loc: Sydney
NSW Australia
I don't care what sport this is, I am in!!! smile
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#1270198 - Fri Jul 24 2020 08:46 PM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
spanishliz Online   FT-cool
Champion Poster

Registered: Thu Dec 13 2001
Posts: 22517
Loc: Ontario Canada
The shortened season got started last night. Is there going to be a competition here?

No worries if there isn't (I'm likely to forget to play anyway), just thought I'd ask smile

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#1270292 - Mon Jul 27 2020 11:08 PM Re: MLB 2020 ... sign-in sheet
gtho4 Offline
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Registered: Sun Dec 26 1999
Posts: 52199
Loc: Sydney
oz downunder

yep, it's gone

As it's shortened to eight weeks, MLB has been abandoned for the 2020 season.

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