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Playoff Format

The Futures League playoffs feature 6 teams.
 
Of the two division winners, the team with the higher winning percentage will be the number #1 seed throughout the playoffs, while the other division winner will be the #2 seed throughout the playoffs.
 
Seeds #3 through #6 will be determined by the next four highest winning percentages of the remaining teams.
 
All tie-breakers for seeding purposes will be determined as follows:

  1.     Head to head record between the tied teams
  2.     Best overall winning percentage against the other 5 teams who qualified for the playoffs
  3.     Coin Toss

The #1 and #2 seeds will recieve byes in the first round of the playoffs. Seeds #3 and #6 will play in a 1 game play in at the #3 seeds location. Seeds #4 and #5 will also play in a 1 game play in at the #4 seeds location.
 
The winners of the first knock out round will face off off against the #1 and #2 seeds in a best-of-three semifinal series. The highest seeded team will have the choice to host game one or host games two and three.
 
The Futures League championship will be determined by a final 3-game series between the two remaining teams from the semifinal series. The highest remaining seed will have the choice to host game one or host games two and three.
 
Recap:
 
Round 1:
-#1 and #2 seeds earn byes
-#3 hosts #6 in one game playoff
-#4 hosts #5 in one game playoff
 
Round 2 (Semifinals): highest seed selects whether to play game one at home or games two and three at home.
-#1 hosts lowest seed in best-of-three series
-#2 hosts next lowest seed in best-of-three series
 
Round 3 (Finals): highest seed selects whether to play game one at home or games two and three at home.
- Winners of the semifinal round will play best-of-three series to determine The Future's League Championship