And there will be baseball…

The Leones del Escogido, Aguilas Cibaenas, Tigres del Licey and Gigantes del Cibao begin the 18-game round robin second phase of the Dominican Winter Professional Baseball Championship playoffs today, Friday, 27 December.

There will be two games a day from today through Monday 30 December. They will take a two-day New Year’s break and continue play on 2 January 2014.

On Friday the games will be Gigantes del Cibao visiting the Leones del Escogido and the Tigres del Licey will visit the Aguilas Cibaenas in the Estadio Cibao in Santiago, certainly the hottest ticket in the DR. See the games schedule at