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Here's what you need to know about 2019 Connie Mack World Series teams

Matt Hollinshead, mhollinshead@daily-times.com

Twelve of the best amateur baseball teams from across the country will converge on Farmington this week for the annual Connie Mack World Series. 

Here's a breakdown of all 12 squads. 

4-Corners Frackers

Hometown: Farmington, New Mexico

Region: Host

Connie Mack World Series Appearances: 4 (for any 4-Corners team)

CMWS Titles: Zero

2019 Record: 29-4

Coach: Sean Trotter

Key players to watch: Nate Swarts, Bradon Zastrow, Treston Shallenberger

Midland Redskins

Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio

Region: Automatic bid

CMWS Appearances: 37

CMWS titles: 15 (including back-to-back titles in 2017, 2018)

2019 record: 41-4

Coach: Dave Evans

Key players to watch: Chase Silseth, Jaret Godman, Adam Schneider, Morgan Colopy

Nashville Knights

Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee

Region: Mid-America

CMWS Appearances: 3

CMWS titles: Zero

2019 record: 19-4

Coach: Eric Fruechtmeyer

Key players to watch: Payton Pennington, Chris McElvain, Quinton Morris, Solomon Washington

Southern California Renegades

Hometown: Huntington Beach, California

Region: Automatic bid

CMWS Appearances: 9

CMWS titles: 1 (2012)

2019 record: 31-5

Coach: Si Pettrow

Key players to watch: Luke Spillane, JP Corrigan, Julian Aguiar, Wyatt Johnson

Florida Legends

Hometown: Miami, Florida

Region: Michigan

CMWS Appearances: 9

CMWS titles: Zero

2019 record: 13-2

Coach: Carlos Marti

Key players to watch: Carlos Perez, Jorge Corona, Edgardo Villegas, Nolan Santos, Knicko Billings

South Troy Dodgers

Hometown: Troy, New York

Region: Atlantic Coast

CMWS Appearances: 11

CMWS titles: Zero (runner-up in 2000)

2019 record: 24-7-1

Coach: Kevin Rogers

Key players to watch: Joe Wozny, Derek Houghey, Drew Carroll

Colton Nighthawks

Hometown: Colton, California

Region: West

CMWS Appearances: 3

CMWS Titles: Zero

2019 Record: 56-6

Coach: Ruben Montano

Key players to watch: Devyn Lopez, Angel Mendoza, Isaac Mendez, Tyson Heaton, Nick Pena

D-BAT Elite Griffis

Hometown: North Dallas, Texas

Region: Automatic bid

CMWS Appearances: 17 (for any D-BAT team)

CMWS Titles: 1 (D-BAT Gallegos in 2014)

2019 Record: 21-9-2

Coach: Cade Griffis

Key players to watch: Nate Rombach, Peyton Graham, Chad Brown

Frozen-Ropes Florence

Hometown: McKinney, TX

Region: Houston

CMWS Appearances: 6

CMWS Titles: Zero

2019 Record: 32-5

Coach: Danny Florence

Frozen Ropes (TX) Thornton

Hometown: McKinney, Texas

Region: South Plains

CMWS Appearances: Zero

2019 record: 31-11-2

Coach: Corey Thornton

Key players to watch: Travis Belz, Campbell Sullivan, Tyler McShane, Zach Henry

Cheyenne Post 6

Hometown: Cheyenne, Wyoming

Region: Mountain West

CMWS Appearances: Zero

2019 record: 50-21

Coach: Ty Lain

Key players to watch: Max Pedroza, Cody Brooks, Nico Vite

Phenom Baseball

Hometown: Dallas, Texas

Region: Dallas

CMWS Appearances: Zero

2019 Record: 25-5

Coach: Jim Gatewood

Key players to watch: Grant Lake, Sean Stephens, Jack Lynch

Treston Shallenberger of the 4-Corners Frackers darts across third base and scores a run against Strike Zone during the Connie Mack City Tournament on Wednesday, July 10 at Ricketts Park in Farmington.