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In an attempt to globalize the MLB, the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds faced off in a two-game series in Monter- rey, Mexico, April 13–14. Cardinals pitcher Giovanny Gallegos was the only Mexican-born player to compete in the series.

Cardinals-Reds Series Marks MLB’s Plans to Globalize

April 19, 2019

Over 130 miles south of the U.S.-Mexico border in Monterrey, the St. Louis Cardinals faced off against the Cincinnati Reds in a two-game series. The Mexico series is one of several efforts made by the MLB to globalize its brand and increase popularity abroad. Last month, the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies competed at the Estadio de Béisbol Monterrey. The MLB will return to Mexico in two weeks, with another two-game series between the Los Angeles Angels and Houston Astros. ...

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