Cuban Baseball Blockade

Luis Robert w Team Cuba

I’ve been accused of being a ‘Useful Idiot’ when it comes to Cuba. I guess that is progress as few have described me as useful before. Most of what you hear about Cuba is true and also false. Tales of… Continue Reading

Classic Cuban Business

Andy Ibáñez spent 3 seasons in the Cuban National Series and was a member of Cuba’s 2013 World Baseball Classic squad. 2013 although just a decade ago feels even further when viewed through the prism of Cuban baseball. Ibáñez assuming… Continue Reading

Cuban Review José Abreu 2022

How do you follow up an MVP season? In the majority of cases with regression. When you win the award as a 33 year old and effectively put up the same counting numbers two years later in approximately 2.5 times… Continue Reading

Cubans in MLB Playoffs 2022 Preview

It will be hard for Cuban MLB’ers to top the impact they had in the 2021 playoffs. Yordan Alvarez caught fire, led the Astros to the World Series and captured the American League Championship Series MVP. The Astros ran into… Continue Reading

Cuban Review Oscar Colás 2022

Oscar Colás -OF-Chicago White Sox The Cuban Ohtani he is not. In fairness when that monicker was first bestowed upon him Shohei Ohtani wasn’t even Ohtani yet. There is a reason few have had success on both sides of the… Continue Reading

Cuban Elite League Baseball

CUBAN ELITE LEAGUE UPDATE 10/18/2022 the start of the Elite Series is delayed until further notice as team uniforms have been late in arriving. We are awaiting the new start date and any schedule changes. Also games originally scheduled for… Continue Reading

Honkbal Week WrapUp Cuba vs U.S.A

Pinch Hitter Gawain Owen is in Haarlem Holland and is following Team Cuba. Here is his Honkbal Week WrapUp Cuba vs U.S.A. Team Cuba was defeated again in Harlem on Monday evening. This time 0-2 against Team USA. They are… Continue Reading

Honkbal Opening Weekend WrapUp

Pinch Hitter Gawain Owen is in Haarlem Holland and is following Team Cuba. Here is his Honkbal Opening Weekend WrapUp. Cuba once the bastions of International baseball tournaments such as Haarlem baseball week have been on a trend of diminishing… Continue Reading