IBL Announces Significant New Rule for 2017

February 23, 2017 - Intercounty Baseball League (ICBL)

News Release

In January 2017, the IBL passed the new Rules of Operation. Of particular note is the NEW regulation regarding bench-clearings: a) The player identified as first to leave the dugout or bullpen to engage in or start an altercation is automatically suspended five games.

b) The manager of the team identified as first to leave the dugout or the bullpen is automatically suspended three games.

c) A position player, who leaves his position, to engage in an altercation, is automatically suspended one game. This also applies to batters and or players in the batter's box.

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