Baseball teams from Harrisburg, Paterson, Phoenix and Santo Domingo (D.R.) earn #1 playoff seeds at the 2015 RBI World Series

Paterson RBI, which is making its first-ever appearance at the RBI World Series, joins Arizona RBI (Phoenix), Dominican Republic North RBI and Harrisburg RBI as #1 seeds in their respective playoff brackets at the 2015 Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities (RBI) World Series, the international baseball and softball championship tournament of the Major League Baseball RBI program. All RBI World Series teams are competing in elimination games tomorrow for the opportunity to play in the championship games at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the home of the Texas Rangers, on Saturday, August 15th.

Divisional playoffs (East vs. West) begins Friday, August 14th in Colleyville (Colleyville High School), Euless (The Park at Texas Star), Grapevine (Oak Grove Ballfield Complex and Grapevine High School) and Southlake (Bicentennial Park) beginning at 7:45 a.m. CT. Following is the full tournament seeding for the elimination round of the 2015 RBI World Series:

Senior Division - National League West
#1 - Harrisburg RBI (2-0-1), Harrisburg, Penn.
#2 - Miami Marlins RBI (2-1), Miami, Fla.
#3 - Chicago Cubs/Union League Boys & Girls Club RBI (1-2), Chicago, Ill.
#4 - Arizona RBI (0-2-1), Phoenix, Ari.

Senior Division - National League East
#1 - Paterson RBI (2-0-1), Paterson, N.J.
#2 - Houston Astros RBI (2-1), Houston, Texas
#3 - Cincinnati Reds RBI (1-2), Cincinnati, Ohio
#4 - Puerto Rico RBI (0-2-1), San Juan, P.R.

Junior Division - American League West
#1 - Dominican Republic North RBI (3-0), Santo Domingo, D.R.
#2 - Houston Astros RBI (2-1), Houston, Texas
#3 - Detroit PAL RBI (1-2), Detroit, Mich.
#4 - Bradenton RBI (1-2), Bradenton, Fla.

Junior Division - American League East
#1 - Arizona RBI (2-0-1), Phoenix, Ari.
#2 - Chicago White Sox RBI (2-0-1), Chicago, Ill.
#3 - Prince George's County Boys and Girls Club RBI (1-2), Greenbelt, Md.
#4 - Boys and Girls Club of Pawtucket RBI (0-3), Pawtucket, R.I.

The RBI program, which has served approximately 2 million young people since its inception, is administered by Major League Baseball and is designed to give young people from underserved and diverse communities the opportunity to play baseball and softball, while also encouraging academic achievement and success and teaching the value of teamwork and other important life lessons. RBI currently serves approximately 230,000 young men and women in over 300 programs established in approximately 200 cities worldwide. MLB and its Clubs have designated more than $30 million worth of resources to the RBI program, and all 30 Clubs support RBI leagues. For more information about the RBI World Series, please visit MLB.com/rbiworldseries.