SABR’s Luis Castro Chapter offers second sabermetrics workshop in Venezuela

What: SABR Luis Castro Chapter “Baseball Scoring and Sabermetrics” workshop
 Computer Lab, Foundation for Lara Sports; Barquisimeto, Lara, Venezuela.
 July 25-27, 2014
Friday, July 25: 4 to 7 p.m.; Saturday, July 26 and Sunday, July 27: 9 to 5 p.m.


SABR’s Luis Castro/Latin America Chapter offers the second baseball Scoring and Sabermetrics workshop this year. This time, the city of Barquisimeto, Lara State, will host the workshop at the Foundation for Lara Sports (FUNDELA) in the heart of the passionate fandom of the Cardenales de Lara of the Venezuelan Winter League. The Luis Castro Chapter continues to expand on activities in Latin American countries in Spanish language.

The Scoring and Sabermetrics workshop will embrace participants into the techniques and official baseball rules of scorekeeping and provide and detailed explanation and examples of advanced stats. In addition, participants will be immersed into debates of ruling cases of analysis and the role of the scorekeeper in official pro baseball games. This course is intended to help the Larean community professionals in the areas of baseball, softball and kickball.

The workshop will be guided by instructor Gil Reyes, Director for Venezuela for SABR’s Luis Castro Latin American Chapter. Reyes is a head official scorer for the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League and a former president of the Federation of Venezuelan Sports Scorekeepers. His experience includes 40 seasons in Venezuela, Caribbean Series, World Baseball Classis and MLB International Exhibition Games.

For more information, contact Gil Reyes in Venezuela at or @gilanotador on Twitter. You can also contact the Luis Castro Chapter at


Originally published: July 21, 2014. Last Updated: July 21, 2014.