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Beisbol 2017-2018: Play bol!!

By Visit Cuba / Posted August 27, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-08-27 at 5.24.50 PMMany visitors to Cuba like to catch a baseball game as part of their trip. The 2017-2018 season got under way on August 5th.  The first round of play continues through October 3rd.

Their are 16 teams representing all of Cuba’s 15 provinces plus a team from the Isle of Youth (Isla de la Juventud).

Half the teams will make it to the second round of  play with those teams being able to pick up reinforcements from the eliminated teams.

Last year’s champion was Granma with Ciego de Avila the runners up.

Here are the standings after the first two weeks plus of play:

Standings

Pos Team W L perc. GB home road last 10 strk
1 Pinar del Río 11 1 .916 5 – 1 6 – 0 W9 – L1 6
2 Las Tunas 9 3 .750 2 4 – 1 5 – 2 W7 – L3 2
3 Ciego de Ávila 9 4 .692 2.5 7 – 2 2 – 2 W6 – L4 1
4 Matanzas 8 5 .615 3.5 3 – 4 5 – 1 W6 – L4 0
5 Santiago de Cuba 7 5 .583 4 4 – 2 3 – 3 W6 – L4 0
6 Industriales 6 5 .545 4.5 4 – 2 2 – 3 W5 – L5 0
7 Granma 7 6 .538 4.5 5 – 4 2 – 2 W6 – L4 2
8 Artemisa 6 6 .500 5 3 – 3 3 – 3 W5 – L5 2
9 Villa Clara 6 7 .461 5.5 1 – 3 5 – 4 W4 – L6 0
10 Holguín 5 7 .416 6 3 – 3 2 – 4 W4 – L6 1
11 Sancti Spíritus 5 7 .416 6 2 – 4 3 – 3 W5 – L5 0
12 Isla de la Juventud 5 8 .384 6.5 2 – 4 3 – 4 W4 – L6 1
13 Mayabeque 5 8 .384 6.5 1 – 6 4 – 2 W4 – L6 0
14 Cienfuegos 4 9 .307 7.5 1 – 6 3 – 3 W2 – L8 0
15 Camagüey 3 9 .250 8 0 – 3 3 – 6 W3 – L7 0
16 Guantánamo 3 9 .250 8 2 – 4 1 – 5 W3 – L7 1

By baseballdecuba.com

Calendar for the first stage of the 2017-2018 Cuban baseball season

To see every game in the fist half of the season, head here

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