Cubans in MLB 2022 Projections

25 Cubans are projected to start the 2022 Major League season on an active roster. This is down slightly from the 27 total players that saw action in 2021, however this number is quite likely to grow as the season progresses. Get inside The Dugout and take a look at Baseball Reference’s projections for each of the 25 Cubans who will start the year in The Show. Cubans in MLB 2022 Projections.

José Abreu 1B Chicago White Sox

Yordan Álvarez DH Houston Astros

Randy Arozarena OF Tampa Bay Rays

José Barrero SS Cincinatti Reds

Ronald Bolanos RP Kansas City Royals

Aroldis Chapman RP New York Yankees

Nestor Cortes Jr. RP New York Yankees

Aledmys Díaz IF Houston Astros

Yandy Díaz IF Tampa Bay Rays

Adolis García OF Texas Rangers

Yasmani Grandal C Chicago White Sox

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. OF Toronto Blue Jays

Yuli Gurriel 1B Houston Astros

Vladimir Gutiérrez SP Cincinatti Reds

Guillermo Heredia OF Atlanta Braves

Yadiel Hernández OF Washington Nationals

Andy Ibáñez IF Texas Rangers

José Iglesias SS Colorado Rockies

Raisel Iglesias RP Los Angeles Angels

Yoan Moncada 3B Chicago White Sox

Darien Núñez RP Los Angeles Dodgers

Johan Oviedo RP St. Louis Cardinals

Cionel Pérez RP Baltimore Orioles

Luis Robert OF Chicago White Sox

Jorge Soler OF Miami Marlins

Phil Selig

Canada’s Top Expert on Cuban Baseball. I first ventured to the island in 2012 with camera in hand and captured some of the future baseball stars of the world. I have returned many times immersing myself in the game and culture. Get inside the Dugout for a unique look at Cuban Baseball.