Fox Sports en Español Keeps Caribbean Series1/31/2006 3:54 AM Eastern
Fox Sports en Español acquired the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language television rights to the 57th Caribbean World Series of Baseball.
The tournament -- the first pitch of which will be thrown Thursday at 4:30 p.m. (EST), when the Dominican Republic takes on Puerto Rico -- will air on the network for the eighth consecutive year.
“A love of baseball runs deep in the veins of Latin American sports fans," Fox Sports en Español executive vice president and general manager David Sternberg said in a prepared statement. "We're proud to be the only Spanish-language network in the United States to carry the Caribbean World Series and to offer our viewers an exclusive glimpse of their favorite big-league stars in action.”