2004 Caribbean Series
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The 2004 Caribbean Series (Serie del Caribe) was the thirtieth-fourth edition of the second stage of the Caribbean Series. It was held in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic from February 1 to February 8. The series featured four teams from Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Venezuela. The Tigres del Licey of the Dominican League won the series (their 9th title) and were managed by Manny Acta. The Most Valuable Player was Francis Beltrán, a pitcher with the Tigres del Licey.
The Series was a dramatic one as 4 of the 12 games went to extra innings and 10 were decided by two runs or less.
Licey's roster included Jose Jimenez (1-0, 0.00), Rafael Roque (1.80), Rafael Soriano (1-0, 2.92), Guillermo Mota, Francis Beltran, Mendy Lopez, Abraham Nunez, John Buck (.353), Izzy Alcantara (.348), David Ortiz (.300), Rafael Furcal (.263), Jose Offerman (.263, 5 RBI), Miguel Tejada and Brandon Marsters (who drove in the winner in the finale).
 Final Standings
|Tigres del Licey||DOM Dominican League||6||5||1||0.833||Manny Acta|
|Tomateros de Culiacán||MEX Mexican Pacific League||6||4||2||0.667||Francisco Estrada|
|Tigres de Aragua||VEN Venezuelan League||6||3||3||0.500||Buddy Bailey|
|Leones de Ponce||PRI Puerto Rican League||6||0||6||0.000||José Cruz, Sr.|
- Batting Average: .391 - Carlos Rivera, Leones de Ponce
- Home Runs: 2 - Raúl González, Leones de Ponce; Luis López, Leones de Ponce; Eduardo Ríos, Tigres de Aragua
- Runs Batted In: 5 - Luis López, Leones de Ponce; José Offerman, Tigres del Licey; Luis Ordaz, Tigres de Aragua; Kit Pellow, Tomateros de Culiacán; Robert Pérez, Tigres de Aragua; Luis Rodríguez, Tigres de Aragua
- Wins: 1 - Twelve tied
- 2005 Baseball Almanac
|Serie del Caribe (Caribbean Series)
| Most Valuable Player | Serie Interamericana | Confederación de Béisbol del Caribe|
|Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame|