The Aguilas vs. Escogido game in the Quisqueya Ball Park in Santo Domingo on 26 December 2017 was suspended for rain, but the Licey defeated the Gigantes 4-3 in the Julian Javier Ball Park in San Francisco de Macoris at the start of the round robin of the Dominican Professional Baseball Championship. The games continue through Tuesday, 16 January 2018 by when the playoff teams will be decided. Sports writers say there is no favorite this year to win the tournament.
The games are being played at the Quisqueya Ball Park, the Cibao Ballpark in Santiago and the Julian Javier Ball Park in San Francisco de Macoris.
The playoffs will then be scheduled to decide the Dominican Representative in the Caribbean Series that starts 2-8 February 2018 in Jalisco, Mexico with the participation of Puerto Rico, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
27 December 2017