This past weekend in Bologna the Italian Baseball League met to finalize some details for the 2017 season.
The league will be split into two groups with each group playing a double round robin within the division. Two games will be played each with between Thursday and Sunday. After the first phase is over, each team will play an interleague single round robin with the teams in the other division. Finally, a best-of-5 semi-finals and finals with finish the season.
The IBL will take a break for the European Champions Cup with three IBL teams participating.
The groups for the 2017 IBL are:
Group A: Padule, Parma Clima, Nettuno Baseball City, and UnipolSai Bologna
Group B: T&A San Marino, Rimini, Tommasin Padova, Novara