Posted in Arts & Culture, Sports, The Region, tagged Aragua, baseball, Caribbean World Series, Dominican baseball, Dominican Republic, Leones de Caracas, mexico, Tigres de Aragua, Tigres de Licey, venezuela, Venezuela's Tigres de Aragua, Venezuelan baseball, venezuelan baseball players on February 6, 2009 |
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The Caribbean World Series has been unfolding this week in Mexicali, Mexico. Venezuela’s Tigres de Aragua have remained undefeated, and could take the title if they beat Mexico tonight.
Yesterday, they defeated last year’s champions, the Dominican Republic’s Tigres de Licey. Venezuela used five different pitchers during the game, beating the opposing Tigres 3-2. For details, see the AP coverage.
Venezuela is a perennial powerhouse in professional baseball. The country’s Leones de Caracas won the Caribbean World Series in 2006.
UPDATE: They did it! The Tigres won the Caribbean Series again!
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