After three years of construction, the Alfredo Harp Helú baseball stadium, the new home of the Diablos Rojos del México (Triple-A, Liga Mexicana de Béisbol). will be inaugurated on March 23, just ahead of the start of the new season on April 5. Read more and view photo here. View another photo here.
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Laredo (TX) City Council last week unanimously voted in favor of a proposal to bring baseball back to Laredo. The Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos (Owls of the Two Laredos) will occupy Uni-Trade Stadium for the 2018 Liga Mexicana de Béisbol campaign. The squad is set to split its home schedule between the sister cities. Read more here.
Los Diablos Rojos del Mexico (Triple-A, Mexican League) will soon play at their brand new luxury stadium in Mexico City as its owner Alfredo Harp Helu said on Saturday that the construction is more than 50 percent complete. Read more here. Read update in Spanish here. View construction photo gallery here. View renderings here.
The repeatedly-abandoned Fairgrounds Field in Robstown (TX) could soon be home to a new minor league baseball team. Nueces County is in the early stages of negotiations with the Triple-A Rojos del Águila de Veracruz (Mexican Baseball League) to use the ballpark as a training facility and potentially host an indy pro team. Read more here. View Nueces County Commissioners Court agenda here.
PRESS RELEASE – nor League Baseball™ announced today that it has selected Mexican League President Plinio Escalante as its recipient of the 30th annual Warren Giles Award, which honors outstanding service as a league president. Escalante is the first Mexican League president to win the Giles Award and just the third from a foreign-based league in the award’s history. Continue reading
An exhibition game featuring the Triple-A Saraperos de Saltillo (Mexican League) at the baseball stadium in the City of Saltillo, northern Mexico, got real interesting on Tuesday, when a fierce gunbattle broke out in the parking lot between gunmen and police. No fans or players were hurt, but three perps were killed and one was injured. Read more and view photos here.