63rd Cuban National Series of Baseball

The dates and structure for the 63rd Cuban National Series of Baseball have been released. If it feels like baseball just ended, you aren’t wrong. Although Last August we saw the Las Tunas Leñadores hoist their 2nd National Series trophy,… Continue Reading

Yariel Rodriguez Prized Cuban Pitcher

The only certainty in baseball is the cost certainty owners have fought for in each successive collective bargaining agreement. Wages have effectively stagnated over the past 20 years. This is no more evident than in the International Signing market. The… Continue Reading


2023 Cuban Elite League Baseball

https://www.youtube.com/@telerebelde_tv/streams Live Game streams Available via the Link The 2023 Cuban Elite League will cap what has been another fascinating year for Cuban baseball. A fourth place finish in the World Baseball Classic, a Caribbean Cup title, their first appearance… Continue Reading

Little League Dreams Film Review

Cuba is legendary for their dominance in international baseball competition. Dominant in veritably every tournament but one. Cuba has never competed in the Little League World Series. That will change this August when a team of youngsters from Bayamo, Granma… Continue Reading

62nd Cuban National Series Baseball Schedule

The 62nd Cuban National Series Schedule has finally been released. The 61st series ended last June with Granma cementing their dynasty status and will face off against the team they defeated Matanzas to kick off the 2023 season. The National… Continue Reading

Team Cuba WBC 2023: Job One Not Job Done

The World Baseball Classic is still a bit top heavy. Cuba ran into a buzz saw of a United States lineup and was eliminated in the Semi-Final 14-2. That dispatching is disappointing but making it there at all is not.… Continue Reading

Team Cuba Death by 150 Paper Cuts

Team Cuba Death by 150 Paper Cuts is an article I originally wrote in March of 2017 in response to Cuba’s ouster from the the World Baseball Classic. It was originally for my Facebook page “Phil In The Blanks: Cuba… Continue Reading

2023 World Baseball Classic Team Cuba Round 1 Recap

The 2023 World Baseball Classic is illustrating how baseball worldwide has grown. The baseball nations of the world have not only closed the competition gap but Cuba has likely put itself into a deficit on the world stage. Once the… Continue Reading