Dominican Summer League

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Dominican Summer League
DSLlogo.png
Dominican Summer League logo
Sport Baseball
Founded 1985
No. of teams 42
Country Dominican Republic
Most recent
champion(s)
DSL Giants
Official website Official website (Spanish)

The Dominican Summer League is a branch of affiliated Minor League Baseball which is played in the Dominican Republic. The league was founded in 1985. The 2016 72-game season starts June 4 and ends August 27 with the playoffs starting on August 29.[1]

With closure of the Venezuelan Summer League,[2] the league expanded to a record high of 42 teams in six divisions.[3] Each team is affiliated with a different major league franchise with twelve organizations fielding two teams: the Astros, Cubs, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Mets, Orioles, Phillies, Rangers, Rays, Reds, Red Sox and Yankees.

The six division winners advance to the playoffs. The two division champions with the best winning percentages receive byes to the semifinals.

2016 member teams[edit]

Division Team MLB Affiliation Stadium
Boca Chica San Pedro de Macorís DSL Angels Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Baseball Valley Complex
DSL Braves Atlanta Braves Atlanta Braves Complex
DSL Brewers Milwaukee Brewers Milwaukee Brewers Complex
DSL Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals Baseball Oasis Complex
DSL Nationals Washington Nationals Baseball City Complex
DSL Rockies Colorado Rockies Colorado Rockies Complex
DSL Tigers Detroit Tigers Detroit Tigers Complex
DSL Yankees 2 New York Yankees New York Yankees Complex
Boca Chica North DSL Cubs 1 Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs Complex
DSL Indians Cleveland Indians Cleveland Indians Complex
DSL Mets 1 New York Mets New York Mets Complex
DSL Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates Pittsburgh Pirates Complex
DSL Rangers 1 Texas Rangers Academia de Prospecto Complex
DSL Yankees 1 New York Yankees New York Yankees Complex
Boca Chica South DSL Cubs 2 Chicago Cubs Chicago Cubs Complex
DSL D-backs 2 Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball City Complex
DSL Dodgers 1 Los Angeles Dodgers Las Américas Complex
DSL Giants San Francisco Giants Rawling Foundation Complex
DSL Mariners Seattle Mariners Seattle Mariners Complex
DSL Orioles 2 Baltimore Orioles Baseball City Complex
DSL Rojos Cincinnati Reds Baseball City Complex
DSL Twins Minnesota Twins Las Américas Complex
Boca Chica Baseball City DSL Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays Baseball City Complex
DSL D-backs 1 Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball City Complex
DSL Orioles1 Baltimore Orioles Baseball City Complex
DSL Padres San Diego Padres San Diego Padres Complex
DSL Reds Cincinnati Reds Baseball City Complex
DSL White Sox Chicago White Sox Baseball City Complex
Boca Chica Northwest DSL Astros Blue Houston Astros Houston Astros Complex
DSL Athletics Oakland Athletics Juan Marichal Complex
DSL Dodgers 2 Los Angeles Dodgers Las Américas Complex
DSL Marlins Miami Marlins Miami Marlins Complex
DSL Phillies 1 Philadelphia Phillies Corcova de Guerra Complex
DSL Rays 1 Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays Complex
DSL Red Sox 1 Boston Red Sox El Toro Complex
DSL Royals Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals Complex
Boca Chica Northeast DSL Astros Orange Houston Astros Houston Astros Complex
DSL Mets 2 New York Mets New York Mets Complex
DSL Phillies 2 Philadelphia Phillies Corcova de Guerra Complex
DSL Rangers 2 Texas Rangers Academia de Prospecto Complex
DSL Rays 2 Tampa Bay Rays Tampa Bay Rays Complex
DSL Red Sox 2 Boston Red Sox El Toro Complex

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Torneo Verano de la DSL arranca el 4 de junio". Dominican Summer League. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 
  2. ^ "Venezuelan Summer League Shuts Down". Baseball America. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 
  3. ^ "Torneo Veraniego DSL establecerá récord con 42 equipos". Dominican Summer League. Retrieved 17 May 2016. 

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