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Mazatlán Venados Baseball Team

There is a professional baseball team in Mazatlán called the Venados (aka. Deers).

They play in the Mexican Pacific League (LMP) which is a small league which plays from October to December with playoffs in January.  The teams are comprised of mainly Mexican players with an allowance of a few foreign players per team.

It is a lot of fun to go to a baseball game in Mazatlán.  There are lots of activities going on before each games.  There are many different sets of cheerleaders: venados, telcel, etc. that are cheering.  There is the team mascot, Venny, who is hillarious, doing his act on the field.  The giant screen does the kiss cam, and shows people in the crowd.  There is so much going on you can sometimes be distracted from the baseball game!

It is completely safe to go to a Venados baseball game in Mazatlán.  Many foreign residents of Mazatlán have season's tickets and go to the games.

In the 2022 season, the Venados lost in the 1st round of the playoffs to Hermosillo.  In the 2019-2020 season the Venados lost in game#7 of the championship series...1 game from winning the Mexican League!  They didn't fare as well in the 2020-2021 and 2021-2022 seasons.

Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

There are various theme nights throughout the season.  For example, they have fireworks nights, sunday family games, band nights, 3 for 2 tickets and 3 free beers promotion nights, thursday ladies night, and happy hours.  Some games, they have had Mexican wrestling pre-game in the courtyard.

kiss cam at the baseball stadium in Mazatlán

Mexican Pacific League (LMP)

The Mexican Pacific League (LMP) (Liga Mexicana del Pacific0) consists of 10 teams:

  • Mazatlan Venados
  • Caneros de Los Mochis
  • Naranjeros de Hermosillo
  • Tomateros de Culiacan
  • Aquilas de Mexicali
  • Charros de Jalisco
  • Mayos de Navojoa
  • Algodoneros de Guasave
  • Sultanes de Monterrey
  • Yaquis de Obregon

The regular season runs from October through December.  Playoffs take place in January.  The winner advances as Mexico's entry to the Caribbean Series.

The league started in 1945 by Mazatlan's Teodoro Mariscal, for whom the Mazatlan Stadium is named!

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Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico
Baseball in Mazatlán, Sinaloa, Mexico

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Mazatlán Venados 2022-2023 Schedule

October 2022 Venados Games

  • Oct 11-14 - Away vs. Charros de Jalisco
  • Oct 16 - Season Opener vs. Charros de Jalisco
  • Oct 18-20 -Home vs. Mayos de Navojoa
  • Oct 21-23 - Away vs. Caneros de Los Mochis
  • Oct 25-27 - Home vs. Aquilas de Mexicali
  • Oct 28-30 - Away vs. Tomateros de Culiacan

November 2022 Venados Games

  • Nov 1-3 - Home vs. Yaquis de Obregon
  • Nov 4-6 - Away vs. Sultanes de Monterrey
  • Nov 8-10 - Home vs. Naranjeros de Hermosillo
  • Nov 11-13 - Away vs. Algodoneros de Guasave
  • Nov 15-17 - Away vs. Caneros de Los Mochis
  • Nov 18-20 - Home vs. Charros de Jalisco
  • Nov 22-24 - Away vs. Mayos de Navojoa
  • Nov 25-27 - Home vs. Caneros de Los Mochis
  • Nov 29-30 - Away vs. Aquilas de Mexicali

December 2022 Venados Games

  • Dec 1 - Away vs. Aquilas de Mexicali
  • Dec 2-4 - Home vs. Tomateros de Culiacan
  • Dec 6-8 - Away vs. Yaquis de Obregon
  • Dec 9-11 - Home vs. Sultanes de Monterrey
  • Dec 13-15 - Away vs. Naranjeros de Hermosillo
  • Dec 16-18 - Home vs. Algodoneros de Guasave
  • Dec 20-22 - Home vs. Caneros de Los Mochis
  • Dec 25-26 - Away vs. Charros de Jalisco
  • Dec 27-29 - Home vs. Mayos de Navojoa

Mazatlán Venados Baseball Frequently Asked Questions?

Where to buy tickets to a Venados Baseball game?

Due to covid, the best way is to purchase tickets online now.  Tickets are for a section.  Some of the seats are taped off for social distancing.

box office at stadium in Mazatlán

How much do tickets to a Venados Baseball game cost?

The photo shows the 2018 regular season prices for the Venados.  Playoff prices are slightly higher.

2018 Mazatlán Venados ticket prices

What is the baseball team in Mazatlán called?

The Mazatlán baseball team is called the Venados (i.e. Deers in English).

giant screen at baseball game in Mazatlán

What league does the Mazatlán baseball team play in?

The Venados play in the Mexican Pacific league (Liga Mexicana del Pacifico)(LMP).  This winter league runs from October to December with playoffs in January.

How good is the Mexican Pacific league baseball?

The level of play is about triple A (AAA) or better.  Each team is allowed a couple of foreigners.  Usually these are players that are on the cusp of making a Major League Baseball team.  These guys have to produce or they are cut and replaced very quickly!  This adds to the level of play!

Caribbean Series

The winning team of the Mexican Pacific league (Liga Mexicana del Pacifico)(LMP) gets to play in the Caribbean Series.  The Caribbean Series is a tournament for the best club teams from Mexico, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela.

Mazatlán won this series in 2005 and 2016!  Mazatlan hosted the series in 2021!  This year included Panama and Columbia to the series!

The 2020 Caribbean Series took place from February 1, 2020 to February 7, 2020 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Where does the Mazatlán baseball team play?

The Mazatlán baseball team, the Venados, plays in the Teodoro Mariscal Stadium which is a 16,000 seat newly-rebuilt stadium.  The stadium is located a few blocks off of the Malecon (Avenida del Mar) and a few long blocks south of Fiestaland (castle).  You can actually see the stadium from the Malecon.  So, it is near to the Golden Zone.

baseball stadium in Mazatlán

What is the atmosphere like at a baseball game in Mazatlán?

The atmosphere is festive!  There is lots of beer and food being sold by vendors.  They have a mascot named Venny which is a deer who is hillarious!  I would recommend going to the baseball game for an inexpensive and entertaining evening out.

Venny the Venados mascot in Mazatlán

Where do Venados fans go to celebrate after a game?

A bunch of fans usually go to Joe's Oyster Bar in the Golden Zone to celebrate after winning a game!  It is free admission into Joe's with your ticket stub after a game.

Joe's Oyster Bar sign for Venados in Mazatlán

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