Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.
Caribbean Series Notes
Here are the current standings of the Caribbean Series, after four days of games, presented in a sortable HTML table.
|Leones del Escogido||DR||4||0||1.000||-||15||4||11|
|Yaquis de Obregón||MEX||2||2||0.500||2||7||6||1|
|Tigres de Aragua||VEN||1||3||0.250||3||12||12||0|
|Indios de Mayagüez||PR||1||3||0.250||3||4||16||-12|
What the Standings Mean
Because the tournament is played as a double round-robin, and because the are only two game days left (including today), only one team (last year’s winner, Obregon) has a chance of even tying Dominican entry Escogido.
• Here’s the overall slash line of all players through the Series’s first four days of games: .213/.274/.241 (.269 BABIP).
• Here’s how many home runs have been hit in those eight games: 0.
• Here are the dimensions of Estadio Quisqueya, where the series is being played (per Wikipedia): 335 down the foul line, 383 in the power alleys, 411 in center. That makes it pretty similar to Safeco, looks like, and a little bit bigger all around than the Astrodome was.)
Obregon vs. Mayaguez, 2pm ET
Aragua vs. Escogido, 6pm ET
Video Tribute to Caribbean Series
Here’s a video tribute to this year’s Caribbean Series, set to AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell”:
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