Cubadugout Appears on Chicago White Sox Podcast

I recently chatted with the South Burbs Hitmen podcast. Powered by the Barrroom Network they are a Chicago White Sox Podcast based in the Windy City. We discussed all things Cuba and White Sox. The Pale Hose can stake seriously… Continue Reading

Andy Rodríguez Top Reliever Leaves Cuba

Cuba not only lost two out of three Olympic qualifying games and their bid for Tokyo in Florida they lost three key pieces of their baseball program. César Prieto was first as he jumped into a waiting car upon arrival… Continue Reading

Yariel Rodríguez Cuba’s Best Pitcher Through My Lens

Yariel Rodríguez Camagüey Toros

Before I began capturing video and writing about Cuban baseball, my photos connected me with the Cuban baseball community. Some of my early photos were the first to circulate as the internet was in it’s naissance. I have had the… Continue Reading

Cuba Eliminated From Olympics

Yariel Rodriguez Pitcher Team Cuba

Baseball’s history in the Olympics is not as long or rich as you might think at first glance. It is indisputable though that Cuba has dominated in the five Olympic Baseball competitions. The first official competition was in 1992 and… Continue Reading

Cuba vs Canada Live 06/01/2021 7pm Olympic Qualifier

Cuba hopes to rebound from a tough loss to Venezuela and keep their Olympic hopes alive. They will face Canada next in the America’s Olympic Qualifier. Cuba dropped a tough 6-5 decision to Venezuela. It is the first loss to… Continue Reading

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César Prieto Leaves Team Cuba

César Prieto w Team Cuba

The Cuban National Team arrived in Miami on Wednesday afternoon. They will be competing in the America’s Olympic Qualifier. They will be competing without 22 year old second baseman César Prieto. The youngster from Cienfuegos got off the plane and… Continue Reading

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Cuba’s Pre-Olympic Roster Through My Lens

The Tokyo Olympics are expected to commence in a few months. Baseball is returning and 2 of the 6 berths are still up for grabs. Cuba is hoping to qualify and re-establish itself as an Olympic Baseball powerhouse. I recently… Continue Reading

Higinio Vélez 1947-2021 Cuban Baseball President

Holding the title of president seems to be inherently polarizing. Higinio Veléz held the title of president of the Cuban baseball federation from 2008 until his passing May 12th, 2021. Veléz was definitely polarizing. I met Higinio in passing multiple… Continue Reading