Winter League Beisbol
1/8/2019 - In a bid to force game seven, former NYM Oliver Perez joins five other Culiacan Tomateros pitchers in throwing a combined no-hitter through eight full innings. Entering the top of the ninth inning in a scoreless game, Jalisco outfielder Stephen Cardullo draws a two-out walk. Catcher Gabriel Gutierrez then breaks up the no-hitter and ruins the shutout with an RBI double, giving the Charros the lead, an eventual 1-0 victory, and a series upset over the top seed Tomateros.
1/8/2019 - Los Yaquis de Obregon break a 5-5 tie in the bottom of the ninth to force a game seven against Mazatlan.
- (#5) Caneros de Los Mochis win series vs. (#2) Naranjeros de Hermosillo; 4-2.
- (#6) Charros de Jalisco win series vs. (#1) Culiacan Tomateros; 4-2.
- (#3) Yaquis de Obregon vs. (#4) Venados de Mazatlan series tied 3-3.
- 1/9 UPDATE: (#4) Venados de Mazatlan win series vs. Yaquis de Obregon; 4-3
Round Robin Standings: games run through Jan. 14
- Estrellas de Orientales 7-5
- Leones de Escogito 7-5
- Toros de Este 7-5
- Tigres de Licey 3-9
- Orientales: 40 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Matt Pobereyko); 7 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Escogito: 41 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Arquimedess; Carlos Hernandez); 12 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Toros de Estes: 40 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Jenrry Mejia; Tim Peterson; Dominic Smith); 16 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Licey: 38 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Dilson Herrera; Rymer Liriano); 13 listed on 40-man rosters.
Round Robin Standings: games run through Jan. 21
- Indios de Mayaguez 4-0
- Cangrejeros de Santurce 2-2
- Gigantes de Carolina 0-4
- Mayaguez: 28 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Thomas Nido TJ Rivera; Joshua Torres); 7 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Santurce: 9 MLB affiliated players; 2 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Carolina: 15 MLB affiliated players; 1 listed on 40-man roster.
Round One: games runs through Jan. 11
- (#5) Cardenales de Lara win series vs. (#2) Bravos de Margarita; 4-1
- (#6) Caribes de Anzoategui lead series vs. (#1) Navegantes de Magallanes; 3-2.
- (#3) Leones de Caracas lead series vs. (#4) Tigres de Aragua; 3-2
- Game Six: Jan. 10
- Game Seven (if necessary): Jan. 11
- Magallanes: 18 MLB affiliated players; 3 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Margarita: 24 MLB affiliated players; 3 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Caracas: 16 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Luis Carpio); 2 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Aragua: 19 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Jose Garcia); 6 listed on 40-man rosters.
- Lara: 30 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Roberts Colina; Boris Sanchez; Edward Paredes); 1 listed on 40-man roster.
- Anzoategui: 20 MLB affiliated players (NYM-Yeizo Campos); 3 listed on 40-man rosters.
(#1-Wild Card Round/Field of Sixteen/45 Game Schedule) Villa Clara finish first with 28-17 record.
(#2-Second Stage/Top Six/60 Game Schedule) Las Tunas finish first with 34-26 record.
Round Three/Semi-Finals: best of seven
- (#1) Las Tunas lead series vs. (#4) Ciego de Avila; 3-0.
- (#2) Villa Clara leads series vs. (#3) Santi Spiritus; 3-1.
Winners advance to Grand Final Series.
* NOTE: no distinction made between active/reserve affiliated players.