Tuesday, March 06, 2012

The baseball season is off to an early start in Spain

The Division de Honor played the first game on February 25th

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The 2012 baseball season officialy took off as the spanish Division de Honor opened on February 25th.
The top spanish league features 10 teams and plays a double leg round robin regular season that is set to finish on July 22nd. During the regular season each team plays 2 games per week end and in the second game the pitchers must be eligible for the Spain national team.
The first 2 teams will play for the pennant in a best of 5 play off series. The top 4 will play in the 2013 Copa del Rey and the last place team will be relegated to the Primera Division A, a 6 team league in 2012.
After the first 4 games the Astros Valencia and CB Barcelona are still undefeated.

The Division de Honor was first played in 1946. Viladecans Barcelona has the most titles: 21.
FC Barcelona won the 2011 championship (4th title) before developing in the new Club Beisbol Barcelona.