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Bravos de Margarita
Information
LeagueLVBP
LocationPorlamar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
BallparkEstadio Nueva Esparta
Year founded2007
League championshipsnone
Former name(s)Petroleros de Cabimas 1991-1995
Pastora de Occidente 1995-1997
Pastora de los Llanos 1997-2007
Bravos de Margarita 2007-present
ManagerHensley Meulens
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The Bravos de Margarita (Margarita Braves) are a professional baseball team who plays in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League since the 2007-08 season.

The team was founded in 1991 as the Petroleros de Cabimas (Cabimas Oilers), and played through the 1994-95 season. Later was renamed as Pastora de Occidente (Shepherds of the West) from 1995-96 to 1996-97, being also known as Pastora de los Llanos (Shepherds of the Plains) from 1997-98 to 2006-07.

Since their inception, the Bravos de Margarita have played at Estadio Nueva Esparta, which is located in Margarita Island.

Current roster

Bravos de Margarita Week 7 Roster
Players Coaches

Pitchers

Roster updated on 25 November 2018

Catchers

  • 13 Venezuela Francisco Díaz
  • 55 Venezuela Pabel Manzanero

Infielders

  • 05 Venezuela Luis Castro
  • 16 Venezuela Alberti Chávez
  • 22 Venezuela Imeldo Díaz
  • 07 Venezuela Carlos García
  • 32 Venezuela Daniel Mayora
  • 03 United States José Rojas
  • 02 Venezuela Erick Salcedo

Outfielders

Manager

Coaches

  • 66 Venezuela Iván Arteaga (Pitching)
  • 48 Venezuela Omar Bencomo Sr. (Bullpen)
  • 44 Puerto Rico Hiram Bocachica (Hitting)
  • 30 Venezuela José Ceballos (First Base)
  • 04 Venezuela David Davalillo (Third Base)
  • 14 Venezuela Reinaldo Ruiz (Bench)

Team's Yearly Record

14 seasons total

2007-2015 Playoff Format

Regular season G W L Place Round Robin playoff G W L Place Final series G W L Opponent
2007-08 63 31 32 4th Clinched berth 16 4 12 5th
2008-09 63 20 43 8th
2009-10 63 30 33 4th Clinched berth 16 5 11 5th
2010-11 61 31 30 5th Clinched berth 16 5 11 4th
2011-12 63 25 38 8th
2012-13 61 23 38 7th
2013-14 63 23 40 8th
2014-15 62 23 39 8th

2015-2019 Playoff Format

Regular season G W L Place 1st round playoff G W L Opponent Wild card G W L Opponent Semi-finals G W L Opponent Finals G W L Opponent
2015-16 63 28 35 7th [1]
2016-17 63 30 33 6th Clinched berth 7 3 4 Cardenales de Lara[2]
2017-18 63 25 38 7th [3]
2018-19 63 32 31 5th Clinched berth 5 1 4 Cardenales de Lara[4]
2019-20 42 15 27 8th [5]

2020- Playoff Format

Regular season Division G W L Place Semi-finals G W L Opponent Finals G W L Opponent
2020-21 Occidental 40 20 20 3rd [6]

References