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MLB International Signing Period 2022: Cubans

The Major League draft typically lags behind it’s pro sport league brothers for glitz and buzz. Players drafted out of high school or college rarely appear in the Majors quickly. It often takes up to five years within being selected… Continue Reading

Locked on Astros Cuban Connections.

The Houston Astros reached their third World Series in five years and it was due in part to contributions from their Cuban connections. Unfortunately the bats of Yuli Gurriel and Yordan Alvarez went quiet in the title showdown. But the… Continue Reading

Cubans in The World Series Wrap Up

A record Five Cubans vied for the biggest prize in baseball. Let’s take a game by game look at the impact these peloteros had on the World Series and find out who will be sporting some new jewelry. Join me… Continue Reading

Cubans in The World Series 2021

Yuli Gurriel playing baseball while in Cuba

The Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves are set to face off for the 2021 World Series. This represents the third appearance for Houston since 2017 and Atlanta’s return after a 22 year absence. Both squads relied at least in part… Continue Reading

Baseball Migrant Crisis

The situation at the U.S/Mexican border or as often dubbed Migrant Crisis is one of the biggest stories of 2021. Cuba and Mexico don’t share a border, but twelve members of the Cuban U23 tournament squad walked off in Mexico… Continue Reading

Cubans in MLB 2021 Adolis Garcia

One of the best or at least most surprising stories of 2021’s baseball season has to be Adolis Garcia. The versatile outfielder for the Texas Rangers didn’t even start the season with the big club. In fact 29 teams passed… Continue Reading

Astros Favorites to Sign Cuban Fireballer

The Houston Astros have arguably been the most aggressive MLB team in signing International free agents from Cuba of late. Since bringing Yuli Gurriel on board in 2016 they have been fortifying their system with young caribbean ballers. Yordan Alvarez… 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

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