The 2023 World Series of Major League Baseball is defined after the resolution of the exciting Championship Series of the American League and the National League, with both ties reaching a maximum of seven games.
The teams that came out of these confrontations ‘alive’ are the Texas Rangers, who will represent the American League, and the Arizona Diamondbacks, a team that will do the same in the Old Circuit.
The two teams have similarities that are not considered favorites to reach the Fall Classic, because both reached the current Postseason through wild cards and left the big powers on the road.
On the one hand, the Rangers defeated the Astros, the current MLB champion, four times at Minute Maid Park, while Arizona also showed its quality as a visitor and defeated the mighty Phillies in the sixth and seventh games inside the noisy Citizens Bank. Park.
D-Balik vs. Rangers: unprecedented World Series
The showdown that will define the new Major League champion has never happened in more than a century of Fall Classics history.
The two are also among the youngest franchises in all of American baseball, so they don’t have a great track record.
In the case of Arizona, it has only one World Series title, winning in 2001 in a thrilling seven-game series against the mighty New York Yankees who had just become champions three times. For their part, the Rangers have never won a World Series and only reached this stage in 2010 and 2011, when they lost to the Giants and Cardinals.
When will the World Series be played?
The 2023 World Series will begin next Friday at 6:00 pm at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas and continue Saturday at the same venue.
The third and fourth games will be played at Chase Field on Monday and Tuesday, as well as the fifth on Wednesday, if necessary. Same case for a possible sixth and seventh, with the series returning to Texas soil on November 3 and 4.