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Offseason Notes for February 6th

Posted By Carson Cistulli On February 6, 2012 @ 10:57 am In Offseason Notes | No Comments


The curiously formidable Estadio Quisqueya.

Table of Contents
Here’s the table of contents for today’s edition of Offseason Notes.

1. Caribbean Series Notes
2. Video Tribute to Caribbean Series, Set to AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell”
3. Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: San Francisco Television

Caribbean Series Notes
Current Standings
Here are the current standings of the Caribbean Series, after four days of games, presented in a sortable HTML table.


Club Country W L PCT GB RS RA DIFF
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.

Notes
• 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.)

Today’s Games
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”:

Crowdsourcing Broadcasters: San Francisco Television
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