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Palmetto Games: 2010 Schedule and Notes

Schedule for Sunday August 15th, 2010

Sunday

8:45-9:15              Northeast BP in cages

9:15-9:45              Northwest BP in cages

10:00                    Northeast vs Northwest* (7-inning game), Post-game award ceremony

11:00-11:30           Mideast BP in cages

11:30-12:00           Southwest BP in cages

12:30                    Mideast vs Southwest* (7-inning game), Post-game award ceremony

1:30-2:00               Southeast BP in cages (Arrive Early) 

2:00-2:30               Midwest BP in cages (Arrive Early) 

3:00                       Southeast vs Midwest* (7-inning game), Post-game award ceremony

*Denotes Home Team; 1B Dugout-Home Team, 3B Dugout-Visiting Team

***NOTE: FYI, If games end quickly, the next contest will begin ahead of schedule on Sunday. All other times will remain as scheduled unless weather, or the threat of rain, forces us to speed ahead.

-Mercy Rule: For games 1 & 2 on Sunday, there will be a ten-run rule after five innings. There is no mercy rule for Friday/Saturday games or for the Championship Game. 

-In the event of inclement weather, a game is considered official after five innings. 

Player/Parent Notes

-Players are responsible for bringing baseball pants, HS hat, helmet, indoor shoes and any other equipment that you may need. DP will provide your jersey.

-Wood bats will not be used in games but will be used in batting practice. Please bring your own lumber. Mizuno will be present with wood for sale.

-On Sunday, the registration tables will be stationed on the concourse directly behind homeplate.

-Parking will be available to players and parents in the centerfield lot. Please park there and enter through the Gate 4 behind homeplate, FYI it is a 0.2 mile walk. Handicap parking does exist beside the stadium on the 1B/RF side.

-No spikes are allowed in the cages or in the stadium, only on the field. No sunflower seeds in the cages. 

-Concessions will be available.

-Baseball jewelry and DP apparel will be available all weekend.

MizunoAd.jpg-A representative from Mizuno will be on hand throughout the event. They will be our official sponsor of the player awards for each team.

stirrupproject.jpg-The Stirrup Project will be on hand to take donations for under-priviledged players in need of baseball equipment. For much more, visit http://www.thestirrupproject.com

Admission: $20 Event Pass, $10 Day Pass; Ages 10 and under are FREE

Hotel info: We have secured a reduced rate at a Columbia hotel, be sure to mention Diamond Prospects for the aforementioned discount.

Sleep Inn - 803.731.9999, $69.99 + tax

For more info and directions to this Sleep Inn, click here.

Directions: To Carolina Stadium, 431 Williams St, Columbia 29208. For Carolina Stadium info, click here.

-Please be familiar with the schedule and be on time, or early, when your team is scheduled for activity. You are free to leave after your games. If games end early and allow us to move ahead of schedule, please understand that we will quickly roll into the next phase of the schedule.

Tournament Info

-Sunday seedings will be based on the following info/tie-breakers:

1. Overall Record (1 point for a win, .5 points for a tie, 0 points for a loss) 

2. Head-to-Head

3. Run Differential

4. Runs Allowed

5. Runs Scored

6. Coin Flip

-If game is tied after 7 innings, one additional extra inning will be played. Each game will feature seven complete innings, even if the winning team hits last.

Most Important Thing: Please stay tuned to TheDiamondProspects.com in the days leading up to the event for any announcements/last second adjustments. Also, in the case of inclement weather during the event, the DP website will be our way of communicating with you.