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MLB 2022 Cuban Signing Tracker

César Prieto – Baltimore Orioles Born: May 10th, 1999 2B-Cienfuegos Elefantes 5’9 175 lbs Bats: L Throws: R Signed for reported $650,000 Kenni Gomez – Houston Astros Born: May 4th, 2005 OF-Granma, Cuba 6’0 180 lbs Bats: L Throws: R… Continue Reading

César Prieto 2B Cienfuegos Elefantes: César Word Salad

Prieto has garnered quite a bit of attention of late and deservedly so. He recently broke the Cuban record for hits in consecutive games with 45. He has been a standout since his debut in 2018. He broke the Cuban rookie record for hits, a game I had the great fortune of being in attendance for. Prieto improved in his 2nd season in every offensive category. César won a championship with the Matanzas Cocodrilos as a key reinforcement. Internet access has exploded on the island and coverage of their baseball has grown as well. It is much easier to track the action and this has opened the conversation as to whether Prieto is destined for MLB. Continue Reading