The first weekend of the Caribbean series wraps up (Includes video story)

For the first time in history, Miami hosts the annual Caribbean Series. The baseball tournament is taking place at LoanDepot Park and as the first weekend finishes up, some fans are noticing which teams stand out from the rest.

“Puerto Rico is good,” said Santos Ruiz, a Dominican Fan. “They got a good defense, the best defense in the whole Caribbean Series right now.”

The regular games will continue until Wednesday, Feb.7 and the teams that qualify will start the semi-finals the next day. The championship game is on Friday, Feb. 9.

Esteban Rodriguez is a sophomore majoring in TV/Broadcast media. He is a producer for Caplin News and FIU's Sports show, Sideline. He hopes to pursue this path of producing for Sports Networks and/or Hollywood in the Film Industry.


Valentina Gaspari is a sophomore majoring in Digital Broadcasting. A bilingual woman who enjoys traveling and covering/editing stories, Gaspari is passionate about working in the news or entertainment field as a reporter or producer after graduation.