Officially and after several speculations, the Mexican Baseball League (LMB) and the Mexican Softball League (LMS) announced the game calendars they will have for the 2024 season In our country.
After the meeting of presidents of the LMB teams, this Thursday, November 16, 2023, the details of the game calendars of both leagues were announced, which will start in January and April of next year.
LMS starts in January
The championship that First starts its activities will be Softball in what will be his historic first season. The regular role consists of 24 games per team, 12 at home and 12 as visitors, for the six teams that will make up this first edition: Sultanes de Monterrey, Olmecas de Tabasco, El Águila de Veracruz, Diablos Rojos del México, Bravos de León and Charros from Jalisco.
The opening match will be between Jalisco and León on Thursday, January 25 and Friday, January 26, 2024. In total there will be 12 series of two games that will be played from Thursday to Sunday. The regular role will conclude on March 3 and the top four teams advance to the postseason.
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The final series will be called the Queen's Series and the winning team must beat its opponent in three games, of a maximum of five matches that will take place from March 12 to 17 and which will give us the first champion team.
LMB starts in April 2024
Regarding the Mexican Baseball League, The regular role will consist of 93 games per teamIn total, 930 matches are scheduled over 31 series.
Thursday, April 11 will be the date marked with a red circle on the calendar of all fans because it will be the day of the Opening Game, when the Red Devils of Mexico visit the champions Pericos de Puebla at the Hermanos Serdán Stadium to kick off the 2024 season.
Veracruz will host the All-Star Game of the LMB for the fourth time in history, first since 2007. Parque Beto Ávila will host the most select of the circuit from May 24 to 26 in the stellar weekend.
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The regular season will conclude on Thursday, August 1. The same competition system as in 2023 will be used: a straight roll will be played and the six best teams in each zone will advance to the postseason based on the percentage of wins and losses.
There will be four playoff stages: First Playoff, from August 3 to 12; Zone Series, from August 13 to 22; Championship Series, August 23 to September 1; and the King Series, from September 2 to 11.
There will be 20 teams in search of the championship
For the second time, first since 1979, the summer circuit will have 20 teams Among which stands out the return of the Charros de Jalisco that recently bought the Mariachis of Guadalajara and the arrival of Conspiradores de Querétaro and the Dorados de Chihuahua.
South Zone Teams
- -Conspirators of Querétaro.
- -Red Devils of Mexico.
- -Bravos de León.
- -Pericos de Puebla.
- -Warriors of Oaxaca.
- -The Eagle of Veracruz.
- -Olmecs of Tabasco.
- -Yucatan Lions.
- -Quintana Roo Tigers.
- -Pirates of Campeche.
Northern Zone Teams
- -Charros from Jalisco.
- -Chihuahua Dorados.
- -Monclova Steelmakers.
- -Tecos de los Dos Laredos.
- -Rieleros from Aguascalientes.
- -Cotton farmers Unión Lagunera.
- -Saraperos of Saltillo.
- -Generals of Durango.
- -Sultans of Monterrey.
- -Tijuana bulls.
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