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

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

Honkbal Week WrapUp Cuba vs U.S.A

Pinch Hitter Gawain Owen is in Haarlem Holland and is following Team Cuba. Here is his Honkbal Week WrapUp Cuba vs U.S.A. Team Cuba was defeated again in Harlem on Monday evening. This time 0-2 against Team USA. They are… Continue Reading

Honkbal Opening Weekend WrapUp

Pinch Hitter Gawain Owen is in Haarlem Holland and is following Team Cuba. Here is his Honkbal Opening Weekend WrapUp. Cuba once the bastions of International baseball tournaments such as Haarlem baseball week have been on a trend of diminishing… Continue Reading

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Honkbal Week Haarlem Preview

Honkbal Week Haarlem Preview via Special Contributor to CubaDugout Gawain Owen Cuba must finish in top 4 to progress With bags packed and ready to jump on a plane to the Netherlands, below is an outline of Team Cuba, who… Continue Reading

Haarlem Baseball Week : Inside the Dugout in Holland

Baseball in Haarlem? Of course they play baseball in a diverse Neighbourhood in New York City. No, not Harlem, Haarlem. Haarlem a city of 161,000 in the Netherlands. Baseball has been growing in Holland. In fact the Dutch have been… Continue Reading

2022 Cuban Baseball Playoffs Primer

The eight team Cuban National Series playoff field is set. The 75 game regular schedule began at the end of January. This timing was actually closer to Cuban Winter Leagues of the past. The season began with as much focus… Continue Reading

A Tale of Two Cubas

A record 170 Cubans are projected to start 2022 in a Major League organization. Many of these players built their prospect status appearing for Cuba in World Baseball Classic tournaments. The Cuban Government and Baseball Federation have taken a hardline… Continue Reading