The Connie Mack World Series returns to Ricketts Park on Friday.
This year’s series features a 12-team bracket, including a new regional representative for the Northwest and Canada.
Throughout the series, keep up to date on all the action at dailytimes.com and by following The Daily Times on Facebook and Twitter. Use #cmws when you post on social media to be included in our daily recaps of the tournament.
And before all of the action kicks off, you can read previews on the teams who will play in this year's series:
Mobile users, you can read the entire preview section right here.