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2021 Playoff Procedures

Triple-A

A 2021 Regular Season Champion will be crowned in both the Triple-A East and the Triple-A West based on highest overall winning percentage through the originally scheduled championship season (concluding Sept. 19 and Sept. 21, respectively).

Additionally, among all 30 clubs, a single 2021 Triple-A Final Stretch Winner will be crowned across both leagues based on highest overall winning percentage during a 10-game schedule immediately following the originally scheduled championship season (concluding Oct. 3).

In the event of any ties, the following tiebreakers will apply in the order below to determine the two Regular Season Champions as well as the Final Stretch Winner:

1. Best overall winning percentage during the regular season.

2. If the clubs remain tied, head-to-head record during the regular season (if three or more clubs, best winning percentage in games among the clubs).

3. If the clubs remain tied, best overall winning percentage over the last 20 games of the regular season.

4. If the clubs remain tied, best overall winning percentage over an additional game (i.e., the last 21 games, the last 22 games, etc.) until one emerges with a better winning percentage in that span of games.


Double-A, High-A, Low-A

The format for the 2021 Postseason will consist of two teams per league in a single best-of-5 series (beginning Sept. 21).

The two playoff participants will be decided for each league (regardless of division) based on the best regular season winning percentage.

In the event of any ties, the following tiebreakers will apply in the order below:

1. Head-to-head record (if three or more clubs, best winning percentage in games among the clubs).

2. If the clubs remain tied, best overall winning percentage over the last 20 games.

3. If the clubs remain tied, best overall winning percentage over an additional game (i.e., the last 21 games, the last 22 games, etc.) until one emerges with a better winning percentage in that span of games.