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Address: 9550 16th Street North, St. Petersburg, FL  33716
Phone: 727-456-1734
Fax: 727-821-5819

Gulf Coast League Office Staff
VP Baseball & Business Operations: Tim Brunswick
Manager, Baseball & Business Operations: Andy Shultz

2016 Opening Date: June 24
Closing Date: Sept. 1
Regular Season: 60/56 games
Divisional Alignment:

East: GCL Astros (Houston), GCL Cardinals (St. Louis), GCL Marlins (Miami), GCL Mets (NY Mets), GCL Nationals (Washington)
Northeast: GCL Braves (Atlanta), GCL Pirates (Pittsburgh), GCL Tigers East (Detroit), GCL Yankees East (NY Yankees)
Northwest: GCL Blue Jays (Toronto), GCL Phillies (Philadelphia), GCL Tigers West (Detroit) GCL Yankees West (NY Yankees)
South: GCL Orioles (Baltimore), GCL Rays (Tampa Bay), GCL Red Sox (Boston), GCL Twins (Minnesota)

Playoff Format: The division winner with the best record plays the division winner with the lowest record and the other two division winners meet in a one game semi-final. The winners meet in a best-of-three final for the Gulf Coast League championship.

Playoff Tiebreakers

Note that winning percentage determines the overall winner and division winners.

To determine the best overall winning percentage between separate division winners, (no game would be played):

Tie involving two or more teams from different divisions:

1. Average runs allowed per game
2. Average runs scored per game
3. Best run differential

To determine a division winner:

Tie involving two teams:

1. The two teams will meet in a one game sudden death playoff to determine the division winner. A coin toss will decide the home team.

Tie involving more than two teams (no game would be played):

1. Average runs allowed per game
2. Average runs scored per game
3. Best run differential

All-Star Game: None
Roster Limit: 35 active, all of whom may be in uniform and eligible to play in any given game. At least 10 must be pitchers as of July 1.
Player Eligibility Rule: No player may have three or more years of prior Minor League service.
Brand of Baseball: Rawlings
Statistician: Major League Baseball Advanced Media
Umpires: Harley Acosta (Sanchez, Samana, Dominican Republic), Gabriel Alfonzo (Guacara, Carabobo, Venezuela), Thomas Burrell (Southfield, MI), Ben Fernandez (Cape Coral, FL), Josh Gilreath (Buford, GA), Edgar Huerta (Boca Del Rio, Veracruz, Mexico), Scott Molloy (Cranston, RI), Kyle Nichol (Moseley, VA), Jen Pawol (Binghamton, NY), Pete Rivera (Montclair, CA), Ben Rosen (Thornhill, Ontario, Canada), Lance Seilhamer (Cordova, TN), Ross Sheridan (Allison Park, PA), Tyler Thurmond (Dallas, GA), Kelvis Velez (Ensenada, PR), Anthony Warner (San Diego, CA)


Atlanta Braves
ESPN Wide World of Sports
700 South Victory Way
Kissimmee, FL  34747
Telephone: 407-939-2301
GCL Administrator: Jeff Pink
Manager: Nestor Perez
Coaches: Rick Albert, Mike Alvarez, Tomas Perez
Athletic Trainer: Joe Metz

Baltimore Orioles
Ed Smith Stadium
2700 12th Street
Sarasota, FL  34237
Telephone: 941-928-7695
GCL Administrator: Lenny Johnston
Manager: Orlando Gomez
Coaches: Wilson Alvarez, Milt May, Kevin Bradshaw
Athletic Trainer: Dave Walker

Boston Red Sox
Jet Blue Park - Fenway South
11581 Daniels Parkway
Fort Myers, FL  33913
Telephone: 617-226-6158
GCL Administrator: Ethan Faggett
Manager: Tom Kotchman
Coaches: Junior Zamora, Goose Gregson, Dick Such, Nick Green
Athletic Trainer: David Herrera

Detroit Tigers West
2125 North Lake Avenue
Lakeland, FL  33805
Telephone: 863-413-4119
GCL Administrator: Avi Becher
Manager: Rafael Martinez
Coaches: Josman Robles, Nick Avila, German Geigel
Athletic Trainer: Jarad Branski
Strength & Conditioning: Edwin Ortiz

Detroit Tigers East
2125 North Lake Avenue
Lakeland, FL  33805
Telephone: 863-413-4106
GCL Administrator: Eric Nieto
Manager: Rafael Gil
Coaches: Ramon Zapata, Carlos Bohorquez, Carmelo Jaime
Athletic Trainer: Steve Melendez

Houston Astros
Osceola County Stadium
1000 Bill Beck Boulevard
Kissimmee, FL  34744
Telephone: 321-697-3103
GCL Administrator: Jay Edmiston
Manager: Marty Malloy
Coaches: Luis Mateo, Erick Abreu
Athletic Trainer: Ben Myers

Miami Marlins
Marlins Complex
4657 Main Street
Jupiter, FL  33458
Telephone: 305-480-2306
GCL Administrator: Brett West
Manager: Julio Bruno
Coaches: Danny Santin, Manny Olivera, Dominick Ambrosini
Athletic Trainer: Pat Amorelli
Strength & Conditioning: Trevor Ging

Minnesota Twins
Lee County Sports Complex
14110 Six Mile Cypress Parkway
Fort Myers, FL  33912
Telephone: 239-479-6401
GCL Administrator: Brian Maloney
Manager: Ramon Borrego
Coaches: Brian Dinkelman, Virgil Vasquez, Javier Valentin, Steve Singleton, Cibney Bello
Athletic Trainer: Axel Lopez
Strength & Conditioning: Tyler Burks

New York Mets
Tradition Field
525 NW Peacock Boulevard
Port St. Lucie, FL  34986
Telephone: 772-871-2160
GCL Administrator: Ronny Reyes
Manager: Jose Carreno
Coaches: Yunir Garcia, Josue Matos
Athletic Trainer: Daichi Arima

New York Yankees West
Himes Complex
3102 North Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL  33607
Telephone: 813-875-7569
GCL Administrator: Geoff DeGroot
Manager: Julio Mosquera
Coaches: Francisco Leandro, Armando Galarraga, Lino Diaz
Athletic Trainer: AJ Cano
Strength & Conditioning: James Gonzalez

New York Yankees East
Himes Complex
3102 North Himes Avenue
Tampa, FL  33607
Telephone: 813-875-7569
GCL Administrator: Victor Roldan
Manager: Raul Dominguez
Coaches: Kevin Mahoney, Elvys Quezada, Leo Vinas
Athletic Trainer: Anthony Moon
Strength & Conditioning: Lee Tressel

Philadelphia Phillies
Carpenter Complex
651 North Old Coachman Road
Clearwater, FL  33765
Telephone: 727-712-4340
GCL Administrator: Ray Robles
Manager: Roly DeArmas
Coaches: Rafael DeLima, Hector Mercado, Eddie Dennis
Athletic Trainer: Troy Hoffert

Pittsburgh Pirates
Pirate City
1701 27th Street East
Bradenton, FL  34208
Telephone: 941-747-3031
GCL Administrator: Ray Morris
Manager: Edgar Varela
Coaches: Kieran Mattison, Elvin Nina, Woody Huyke, Drew Rossi
Athletic Trainer: Carl Randolph
Strength & Conditioning: Cory Cook

St. Louis Cardinals
Cardinals Complex
4795 University Boulevard
Jupiter, FL  33458
Telephone: 267-949-6650
GCL Administrator: Jenloy Herrera
Manager: Steve Turco
Coaches: Giovanni Carrara, Cody Gabella
Athletic Trainer: Koji Kanemura

Tampa Bay Rays
Charlotte Sports Park
2300 El Jobean Road
Port Charlotte, FL  33948
Telephone: 941-235-5046
GCL Administrator: Alex Zampier
Manager: Jim Morrison
Coaches: Tomas Francisco, Marty DeMerritt, Hector Torres, Rafael Valenzuela
Athletic Trainer: Ruben Santiago

Toronto Blue Jays
Bobby Mattick Training Center at Englebert Complex
1700 Solon Avenue
Dunedin, FL  34698
Telephone: 727-738-6406
GCL Administrator: Michael Nielsen
Manager: Cesar Martin
Coaches: Paul Elliott, Juan Rincon
Athletic Trainers: Jon Woodworth, Luke Greene

Washington Nationals
Washington Nationals Training Complex
5600 Stadium Parkway
Viera, FL  32940
Telephone: 321-633-4135
GCL Administrator: JJ Estevez
Manager: Josh Johnson
Coaches: Jorge Mejia, Michael Tejera
Athletic Trainer: Kirby Craft
Strength & Conditioning: Edwin Jimenez