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#1: Proposal: Trades between dual owned teams (Darrel)
21 YES 5 NO 1 ABSTAIN PASSES with > 75% Begins immediately

 
#2: Proposal: Low Minors(Janoe)
9 YES 18 NO FAILS

#3: Proposal Game 163 procedure(Aidan)
16 YES 11 NO PASSES but with less than 75%. Does not take effect until 2021 season.
 
#4 Proposal 3way Ties(Aidan)
7 YES 20 NO FAILS
 
#5: Proposal RP innings limits(Jeremy)
18 YES 9 NO PASSES but with less than 75%. Begins with 2021 season. Thus RP with 65IP or more are still considered FT for the 2020 season.
 
 
#6: Proposal: Ejections (Jeremy)
19 YES 8 NO PASSES but with less than 75%. Begins with 2021 season. Thus players ejected in this upcoming season are still ejected.
 
 
 
#7 Proposal Lineup Declaration(Jeremy)
19 YES 8 NO PASSES but with less than 75%. Takes effect in 2021 season. However, since we have no rule addressing when the lineup/starting pitcher must be announced a team may still wait until after the weather roll.
 
#8 Proposal: RP usage in playoffs (Darrel)
23 YES 4 NO PASSES with more than 75%. Takes effect immediately.
 
#9 Proposal: Playoff Calendar(Darrel)
24 YES 3 NO PASSES with more than 75%. Takes effect immediately.

#10 Proposal: Protections(Aidan)
  1. 3 YES 24 NO FAILS
  2. 2 YES 25 NO FAILS
  3. 2 YES 25 NO FAILS
  4. 5 YES 22 NO FAILS
E. 10 YES 17 NO FAILS
 
#11 Proposal Lottery Selection(Alan)
3 YES 24 NO FAILS
 
#12 Proposal Lottery 1st round only(Alan)
11 YES 16 NO FAILS
#1: Proposal: Trades between dual owned teams (Darrel)
Trades are allowed between teams run by the same person, or between teams that are heavily influenced by the same person. However, in these cases the trade needs to pass via the trade committee requiring 3 passing votes
 
#2: Proposal: Low Minors(Janoe)
Starting with the 2022 season (i.e., so that no trades of 2021 picks are affected):
 
In addition to its 32 man roster, teams may carry 2 players in the Low Minors each year. To qualify for the Low Minors such players must be either uncarded or carded in the Alternates set. These players must be 25 years old or younger. These players may not be called up to the major league roster during any season or post season in which they are in the Low Minors. These players do not count toward the 32 or 27 man roster limits and may be kept in the Low Minors from year to year, so long as they still meet the carding and age requirements. Teams must designate Low Minors players by (1) cut down day or (2) on the day after the draft. Teams that have less than 32 players on their roster as a result or a Low Minors designation will be treated as Priority 1 in the waiver draft. Players picked up in the waiver draft are not eligible to be in the Low Minors in the year they ae acquired, but may be designated in a subsequent year if they meet the above requirements. Low Minors players may be traded in season and can be placed in the Low Minors of the receiving team without limit for that season only (i.e., a team receiving Low Minors players in trade can have any number of low minors players during that season). Nothing in this rule changes the draft eligibility of players.
 
#3: Proposal Game 163 procedure(Aidan)
The rules for game 163 should be clarified. Here is a slightly adjusted version of what I sent to Richard
 
A. It takes place in the regular season, so those PA restrictions apply.
B. There is one day off between 163 and the first wild card game. This means rest rules apply from 163 to the WC.
C. It is like the start of a new series in that all pitchers are considered rested.
  1. Starters can come in relief like they would in the playoffs
  2. Home team decided by H2H record and by coin flip if that's tied (I think going on league record next just seems weird, but this can be changed or be put as a separate proposal)
  3. Otherwise, playoff rules apply
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#4 Proposal 3way Ties(Aidan)
On settling 3 way ties. Currently, the way 3 way ties would be settled (as the White Sox really wanted to happen this year) is the way MLB would. There's a Wiki article on it if you want to read it, but essentially it creates a 3 team bracket where the winner of the first game plays the third team. There's no reason we *have* to use this system, and it is a bit unfair, so here's my proposal.
 
There are three games in this tiebreaker. First A hosts B, then B hosts C, and the C hosts A. If one team sweeps their games they win the tiebreaker and if not another set of 3 is played immediately after until one team eventually gets a sweep.
 
 
#5: Proposal RP innings limits(Jeremy)
Relievers can use 150% of their innings, thus eliminate unlimited reliever usage.
Why should this be eliminated? Cause Josh Hader had 130+ relief innings in NBC 2019. If this is meant to be simulation, that is grossly inaccurate for any reliever to accumulate. Most of the highly used relievers in MLB are in the high 60’s at best, so that would be 90 in NBC, that is way more than plenty. In last game of a series, you could use Hader for 3+ innings, then use him for 3+ innings in game 1 of the next series on the schedule as well.
 
 
#6: Proposal: Ejections (Jeremy)
Eliminate ejections on close plays on the bases.
This is due to the instant replay. Umpire ejections for strikes, hbp, fights still stand.
 
 
 
#7 Proposal Lineup Declaration(Jeremy)
A manager can wait to the result of the weather roll before announcing his starting pitcher for the game.
You would know the day of the game, or before, if extreme weather would be an impact. Nothing worse than announcing a pitcher on 3 days rest, then seeing it hot, so reducing endurance by 18 total. If that was the case, the manager wouldn’t send the pitcher out there with an endurance of 4 or less.
 
 
#8 Proposal: RP usage in playoffs (Darrel)
Change the language for pitcher use after the 10th inning
 
From:
 
For any games that go past the 10th inning, those innings do not count toward the inning count


TO


For any games that go past the 10th inning, if a pitcher has 30IP(MLB regular season) or more then those innings do not count toward the inning count.
 
#9 Proposal: Playoff Calendar(Darrel)
The Playoffs will follow a set calendar for game days and off days. Wild Card Series begin Day 1. Day 2 is game 2. Day 3 is off day. Day 4 is game 3(if necessary). Day 5 is the off day after the Wild Card round. The Division Series begins on Day 6 with game 1. Day 7 is game 2, Day 8 off, Days 9-11 are games 3-5. Day 12 is off. Day 13-14 are games 6-7. Day 15&16 are off days. The League Championship series begins on Day 17 with game 1 and follows the same format as the Division series. The World Series then begins on Day 28 following the same format. All playoff games are played as if in October for weather purposes.
 
#10 Proposal: Protections(Aidan)
There are 5 sections to this proposal, each of which should be given a yes/no. This means that all ballots should have 5 votes. (i.e. if you want things to stay as they are, vote A.No B.No C.No D.No E.No). The top proposal with 50%, if any get 50%, will be passed and set to take place for the 2021 draft except for section A which would take place for the 2023 draft.
 
  1. Eliminate protections entirely
  2. Move compensation picks to before the 1st round (Round 0 analogy)
C. Move compensation picks to right after the team's first round pick (i.e. Pick #10's compensation pick would be right after in Pick #10b)
D. Divide the first round into 4 section: 1-6, 7-13, 14-20, 21-30. Compensation picks will be put at the end of their section (i.e. Pick #7's compensation pick would be #13b).
E. Move compensation picks to before the playoff team's first round picks, as Pick #20a.
 
#11 Proposal Lottery Selection(Alan)
Only the top pick gets drafted for the lottery, not all 6. Affected teams just moves down one spot if the worst team does not get 1st overall, this way the worst team is guaranteed no worse than 2nd overall.
 
#12 Proposal Lottery 1st round only(Alan)

Also it does not affect all rounds - just round one. This is how it is done in every single professional league as far as I know.
Results of the vote are listed below, followed by the actual ballot.