Rio de Janerio Capybaras
First game in franchise history
Playoffs: The Capybaras win
the first modern Weaver Series! They defeat the
New York Nukes in six games.
5 , 1997:
Jason Kendall wins the first Blizzard League Rookie
of the Year Award.
6 , 1997:
Walter Johnson wins the innagural Blizzard League Cy
Playoffs: Rio returns to the postseason after a
three year absence. They take the Roehm Division and
Blizzard League titles before being swept by the Amity
White Sharks in the Weaver Series.
7 , 2002:
Addie Joss wins the Blizzard League Cy Young Award.
It is the first of five straight Cy Young Award wins
in a row for the Rio ace. He goes on to win a sixth
Cy Young Award in 2008.
Playoffs: The Capys win their third Roehm Division
title, but are defeated by the Belfast
Bombers in the BLCS 4 games to 2.
15 , 2004:
Addie Joss throws a perfect game against the Motown
Playoffs: Rio de Janerio wins
their second Weaver Series title! The Capybaras
defeat the Los Angeles Riots
in a thrilling seven game series. Many consider Game
Seven, capped by Mike Sweeney's two run walk off home
run, to be the greatest game in Weaver history.
5 , 2004:
Sammy Sosa is named the 2004 Blizzard League MVP.
Addie Joss throws the second perfect game of his career
against the Havana Cigars.
Addie Joss throws his second perfect game in just under
a month, this time against the Paris
Playoffs: The Capybaras are
the first team to win back-to-back Weaver Series!
They defeat the Amity
in five games.
2 , 2005: Carlos A. Hernandez wins the Blizzard
League Rookie of the Year Award.
30 , 2006: Addie Joss throws a perfect game, the
second time he has thrown one against Motown.
Playoffs: Rio's quest for a three-peat is denied.
Los Angeles avenges it's 2004
Weaver Series defeat, defeating Rio 2-1 in Game Seven
of the Weaver Series.
Playoffs: The Capybaras win their fifth straight
Roehm Division title, but they are defeated in the BLCS
by Belfast in six games.
5, 2008: Addie Joss throws a perfect game against
the Edmonton Orcas. It's the
fifth perfect game of Joss' career.
Playoffs: The Capys win their
fourth Weaver Series! They defeat the Cozumel
Mayans 4 games to 1.
16, 2010: Oscar Munoz no-hits the Jamaica
Playoffs: After a rare postseason absence in 2009,
the Capybaras retake the Roehm Division crown before
losing to perennial BLCS foe Belfast
4 games to 1.
8, 2012: Dutch Leonard throws an eleven inning no-hitter
against the Cairo Scorpions.
11 , 2012: Dutch Leonard defeats Jamaica
for his second no-hitter of the season, this time a
7 , 2012:
Carney Stillwell is named Blizzard League Rookie of
21 , 2013:
Smokey Joe Wood throws a perfect game against Jamaica.
7 , 2013:
After his reign of terror against Inferno League hitters,
Smokey Joe Wood claims his first of back to back Blizzard
League Cy Young Awards.
Playoffs: The Capys win their
fifth Weaver Series! They defeat the Johannesburg
Steelmen in six games.
7 , 2014:
Alfredo Hernandez wins the 2004 Blizzard League MVP.
7 , 2018:
Ray Rice is named Blizzard League Rookie of the Year.
4, 2020: Art Louden wins the Blizzard League Rookie
of the Year award.
2-4, 2022: The Capybaras sweep the postseason awards
in the Blizzard League. Otie Smith wins the ROTY, Dutch
Leonard wins the Cy Young, and Cary Chien is named MVP.
Sammy Sosa inducted into the Weaverball Hall