This year’s Caribbean Series winter league champions’ tournament will be held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The Gigantes del Cibao of LIDOM (Dominican League) will represent the host country. Five of the six leagues which will compete in the Series have crowned their champions and are preparing for their trip to Santo Domingo.
Caimanes de Barranquilla – 🇨🇴
Criollos de Caguas – 🇵🇷
Charros de Jalisco – 🇲🇽
Astronautas De los Santos – 🇵🇦
— Víctor Ml. Báez S. (@VicBaezS) January 24, 2022
The teams which have advanced to date and their Twitter handles are:
Gigantes del Cibao (@Gigantes_Cibao) – Dominican Republic
Caimanes de Barranquilla (@caimanesLPB) – Colombia
Criollos de Caguas (@CriollosCaguas) – Puerto Rico
Charros de Jalisco (@charrosbeisbol) – Mexico
Astronautas de los Santos (@astronautasls) – Panama
The LVBP (Venezuelan Professional Baseball League) finals are still in progress. The Caribes de Anzoátegui (@caribesanz) hold a 3-2 advantage over the Navegantes del Magallanes (@Magallanes_bbc) in the best-of-seven series. Games 6 and 7 (if necessary) are scheduled for tonight and Tuesday at Estadio Alfonso Carrasquel, the Caribes’ home stadium.
Caribbean Series action is scheduled to begin the morning of Friday, January 28, concluding on Thursday, February 3 (schedule – Spanish).
How to Watch:
I have not found any up-to-date announcements from TV partners, so the USA and Canada broadcast information is based on past TV schedules and the tournament’s English Wikipedia entry.
ESPN Deportes (USA – Spanish)
MLB Network (Canada – English)
Extrabase.tv (Mexico – Spanish and available for purchase internationally. Only a full season option priced at US$69.99, which includes the Caribbean Series, is currently offered.)
Featured Image: SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. Dec 02, 2018: A landscape of the Quisqueya Baseball Stadium during the sunset in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic by Wirestock Creators / Shutterstock.com.