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March 4, 2014
PJ3P
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: 2 Rules that are somewhat unclear

5.5(3) MERCY RULE FOR 50+ THRU 70+ MAJOR-PLUS (ONLY)
If a team is ahead by 15 or more runs at any time after five innings have
been completed, or four and one-half innings with the home team ahead,
the game shall be declared a complete regulation game.

AT ANY TIME would mean that the visitors ahead by 15 in the top of the 6th...... game over. MAKES NO SENSE.

5.4(2) INTERNATIONAL TIE-BREAKER RULE
Teams start each half-inning with a runner on second base. The runner is the
last batter of the previous inning whose turn at bat had been completed,
assuming a position on second base. No substitute or courtesy runner may
replace him until he has reached third base. EFFECT: If the last batter of the
previous inning cannot continue to play because of injury, illness, etc., he will
be declared out and the next previous batter will be the tie-breaker runner.

If the open inning ends in a tie..... are the extra innings open or subject to the 5/7 run limit? The rule states that the last inning of the game is open. Does that rule carry over to extra innings?


Feb. 26, 2014
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Reebok Barrage update

Clean Up, as is often the case the last Barrage that was being tested was purchased by someone who wanted a bat that was game ready. Team 1 Sports will be playing for the 5th time this year on Saturday and we have been spending a lot of time hitting with our Mikens.

Pat
Team 1 Sports
Feb. 1, 2014
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Barrage or Legit

Lefty,
They are both in my top 3.
I have always been an end load swinger.....
but the Legit is so forgiving and so much easier
to swing if you have to hit that tough 15 footer :-)
There is only one down side to the Legit. You have
to buy epoxy for the knob when it comes off.
Either way you will not go wrong.
Jan. 28, 2014
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: NEW Miken Triad Blackout Senior bat !!!

DieselDan, he meant
The Reebok Barrage
The Miken Ultra2 two piece
The Combat Ambush
The Triad Blackout takes a long time break in and would not be a good choice for a base hitter.
Jan. 4, 2014
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: NEW Miken Triad Blackout Senior bat !!!

HJ, it has not broken yet! I put a lot of swings on this bat when it was new and took a few swings with it again the other day. It is much better now.
Dec. 9, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HR rule - why????

Like the Naples Winter National with 1 major+ team!!! Oh boy. LOL
Dec. 9, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HR rule - why????

73 teams in the 50's for December. 69 teams in the 60+ categories for December. Somebody is doing something right.

Dec. 9, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: HR rule - why????

There is a reason that the monthly tournament series that I play in averages 60-70 teams. No home run limits, no runs per inning limits and teams are fairly seeded so that you play competitive games every month. And you know your schedule [4 games] a week before the tournament.
Dec. 8, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: cold weather bats

The 52 300 is the best option in cooler weather.
It is not nearly as affected by the temperature.
Dec. 8, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Rules of the game
Discussion: Dead Ball Out

Obviously pitchers wearing masks being mandatory because of this rule. Middles open. Glad I don't pitch anymore, I play somewhere safe....3rd

Dec. 6, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: General and miscellaneous
Discussion: ~~~TIMING~~~

Two deep breaths and a quick peek at the 1-6 and 5-6 holes. All you need is a single.
Dec. 5, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: What's the best bat for open tournaments?

Popcorn ready. This will be fun. Now if you said Dirty and Centenarian were the same, ok. But the Ambush is very different than the other "one".

Oct. 8, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: I am breaking bats

Look up tattooball and ask him about the 52-300 balls
Oct. 7, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: I am breaking bats

Get some 52-300 balls. Any other ball is going to break your bat faster. 40 cor balls might just be the worst thing for your senior bat. 44 cor balls in anything under 80 degrees don't do it any favors either.
Sept. 23, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Reviews for COMBAT DIRTY BAT

Slight? Only if slight means 45 degrees while staring at the sky! LOL And yes you do need wind aid when you are swinging up! BTW Robo won the HR derby at the Major World Series because his technique allows him to hit it through the wind!
Sept. 23, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: Reviews for COMBAT DIRTY BAT

Gee Doc aka Roy Hobbs, not a word of mention for your insanely patient batting coach? I must say you had a good weekend as I "only" hit 7 homers. Then again I think I saw 6 pitches that would have been strikes in 4 games.
Sept. 20, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: NEW Miken Triad Blackout Senior bat !!!

Having put 75 of those 100 swings on the Triad Blackout, I'll say this. It will be tempting to swing it in our tournament tomorrow. While side by side it looks just like a Worth Legit, the sound is obviously different. As a person who is very picky about bats, I would not complain if I had to swing the Triad. It is a very nice bat.
Sept. 13, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Bats
Discussion: 2014 Combat Ambush

Hey this plumber has leaky faucets because he is out hitting all the time!
Sept. 11, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

I agree Kevin. My sister lives in Tucson. I have seen them have 110 degrees and a 93 heat index while it was just the opposite here. 93 with a 110 heat index.
For all you guys whining about hitting a Stote in hot weather.... I hit the longest home run of my life in a Florida Half Century Tournament. 83 degrees, super muggy and a $39 a dozen 44-375 ASA Trump Stote with a synthetic cover.
Sept. 11, 2013
PJ3P
Topic: Product review
Discussion: Softball and hot weather!!

In my experience the sick knuckle balls that take off in odd directions happen when a good ball is hit square on a soft [broken in] bat. I have 2 Yellow Combats that compression test under 100. They both hit the scariest knuckle balls. My USSSA bats tend to do the same just before they break. The micro cell balls are harder than 375 compression with a cushion cover. When squared up they flex the walls a lot and would be more prone to knuckle. As far as the Trump Stote being mush over 85 degrees, welcome to my life in South Florida for about 10 months of the year. LOL
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