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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. After the demise of the Venezuelan Summer League after the 2015 season, it is the only Latin American based rookie league.[1]

Dominican Summer League
DSLlogo.png
Dominican Summer League logo
SportBaseball
Founded1985
No. of teams45
CountryDominican Republic
Most recent
champion(s)
DSL Royals 1 (2019)
Most titlesDSL Dodgers (8)
Official websiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

The 2019 72-game season (64 games for the Boca Chica South) starts June 1 and ends August 24 with the playoffs starting on August 26.

The league will be played with forty-five teams in six divisions. With the exception of the cooperative team formed by the Brewers and Indians, each team is affiliated with a different major league franchise with fourteen organizations fielding two teams: the Cardinals, Cubs, Diamondbacks, Dodgers, Mets, Orioles, Phillies, Pirates, Rangers, Rays, Red Sox, Rockies, Royals and Tigers.

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

2019 member teamsEdit

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

ChampionsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Venezuelan Summer League Shuts Down". Baseball America. Retrieved 17 May 2016.

Further readingEdit

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