The Dominican Winter League teams went ahead with their exhibition games despite the chilly weather in New York.
Dominican Winter League Teams In New York
The Dominican Winter League teams who are Águilas Cibaeñas and Tigres del Licey, played a three-game series at Citi Field in New York. The cold weather welcomed the Dominican Winter League teams, with temperatures 23 degrees lower than in the Dominican Republic.
The players of the Dominican Winter League teams were cheered on by a crowd of less than 10,000 spectators. The games played by the Dominican Winter League teams were exhibition matches.
Such games played by the Dominican Winter League teams will not be counted toward the winter league standings.
According to a published article by AP News, the next Caribbean Series in 2022 will be played at a Major League Baseball regular-season ballpark for the first time, with the Miami Marlins hosting the tournament.
In a published article by The Register-Herald, Despite the cold weather, with temperatures 23 degrees colder than in Santo Domingo, the players persevered. Águilas took the win with a score of 3-0.
Former Mets players Juan Lagares and Hansel Robles, playing for Águilas and Tigres respectively, considered the game a homecoming.
The event had a festive atmosphere, with music and fireworks, and was a prelude to the upcoming Caribbean Series.