Xavier Batista conducting a preseason interview for Leones del Escogido.

The Bauble in LIDOM

About halfway through this past Central League (JPCL) season, I wrote about the interesting career path of Xavier Batista. At the time he deserved all the praise in the world for having turned his career around. The Hiroshima Toyo Carp slugger had gone from a prospect to out of baseball to a developmental prospect again […]

Dariel Álvarez at-bat for Charros de Jalisco

A Glance and a Gander: LMP

For a while now this website has been trending more and more towards independent or unaffiliated baseball coverage. When I released the Baseball Streaming Guide I think that’s when I first realized that this site was going to probably trend more towards 70% unaffiliated, 20% historical, and 10% affiliated coverage. It’s not that I don’t […]

Artwork representing baseball uniforms.

Top Threads Tournament: LIDOM Final

In the semifinals of the Liga de Béisbol Profesional de la República Dominicana bracket, Tigres del Licey easily laid waste to Leones del Escogido while Estrellas Orientales put up another dominant victory against Águilas Cibaeñas. LIDOM First RoundLIDOM Semifinals This week it’s championship time as the reigning real world champion Orientales take on perennial powerhouse […]