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2023 Caribbean Series

Cuba will return to the Caribbean Series, again. The tournament which pits the Champions of the top domestic leagues in the Caribbean was first contested in 1949. While Cuba was originally a pillar, their inclusion has been sporadic and inconsistent… Continue Reading

World Baseball Classic 2023 Team Cuba

Team Cuba recently moved to number 8 in the WBSC World Baseball Rankings. This represents an improvement from the twelfth position they occupied a few years back. This is a far cry from an era prior to rankings but when… Continue Reading

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

The First Cuban Elite League has come to a close. Scroll down for my preview from back in September of 2022. The reason I have updated this post and not created a unique one is because it has been very… Continue Reading