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CARIBBEAN BASEBALL SERIES

Carlos Martí, Cuban Manager to World Baseball Classic

Should the Manager of the Year Award exist in Cuba, the unanimous vote of the present season would go to Carlos Martí, the leader of the surprising Granma Alazanes Carlos Martí Santos, the leader of the current champions of Cuban baseball, Granma Alazanes, leads team Cuba to the most important international events of 2017: the […] Continue reading

Frederich Cepeda on the Caribbean Series: the True Hero was the Team

Sancti Spiritus outfielder Frederich Cepeda, who is considered one of the best Cuban baseball players ever, was interviewed by Escambray, upon his return from the Caribbean Series, where his performance was key factor for the victory of the team. “I already said I didn’t play to be the hero. The game just kept placing the […] Continue reading

Cuba Winner of Caribbean Baseball Series

Cuban Baseball Team Los Vegueros de Pinar del Rio became the champions of the Caribbean Series this Sunday, with the 3-2 defeat over Tomateros de Culiacán, in the tournament final. Yulieski Gourriel hit a solo homer in the top of the eighth for the run that gave Cuba a surprise victory in the Caribbean Series […] Continue reading

Cuba Beats Venezuela, Competes for Title in Caribbean Series Final (+photos)

Frederich Cepeda went 4 for 4 and drove in five runs, leading Cuba over Venezuela 8-4 Saturday night and into the championship game of the Caribbean Series. Cuba will play Mexico for the title. The Cubans had won only one previous game in this tournament going into this semfinal while Venezuela had been undefeated. Cepeda, […] Continue reading

Cuba Down in Puerto Rico for the Second Consecutive Time

The Cuban squad Pinar del Río Vegueros was defeated again in the 2015 Caribbean Baseball Series in San Juan, Puerto Rico, by losing 1-6 to the Gigantes de Cibao from the Dominican Republic. In a match played at Hiram Bithorn Stadium, the Cuban team totaled 12 hits but suffered again from lack of timely hitting […] Continue reading

Caribbean Series: Cuba Loses 1-2 to Mexico

Cuban national champion Vegueros de Pinar del Rio lost their opening game against Mexico’s Tomateros de Culiacan 1-2 in the Caribbean Series underway in the Puerto Rican city of San Juan. The heavily reinforced Cuban team, filled with players of the national squad, didn’t show much in the first game, with only one run after […] Continue reading

Cuba against Mexico in Caribbean Series of Baseball

The Cuban squad Pinar del Río Vegueros is faced today with Los Tomateros de Culiacan from Mexico in the first game of the Caribbean Baseball Series, underway in the Puerto Rican city of San Juan. Alfonso Urquiola, the Cuban head coach, announced as starter the stellar right-handed Freddy Asiel Alvarez, who also played for the […] Continue reading

Ismel Jimenez: We Underestimated the Caribbean Series

Sancti Spiritus Ismel Jimenez did not return with the glory of victory, but he describes his participation in the Caribbean Series as a privilege, for being the first player in his province ever to be present in such tournaments. He needs to thank Villa Clara baseball club which took him as reinforcement for the second [...] Continue reading

Cuban Baseball Revises for Next Caribbean Series

Villa Clara’s performance in the recent Caribbean Series in Margarita Island-2014, put Cuban baseball in the eye of a hurricane, fact that “will cause some changes”, said Victor Mesa, national coach.  Talking to Prensa Latina, Mesa regretted the last position of Villa Clara in the regional competition and stressed the need of “continue working to [...] Continue reading

Caribbean Baseball Series: Aggressors of Cuban Athletes Arrested

Venezuelan Nueva Esparta Department state court ordered the arrest of seven individuals, presumably involved in the aggression against the Cuban baseball team participating at the Caribbean Baseball Series. According to the Supreme Justice Court (TSJ), the arrested include Councilor Giusseppe Di Fabio and another six persons, all of them accused of public instigation, association to [...] Continue reading

Cuba at the Edge of the Abyss in Caribbean Baseball Series

The Orange team from Villa Clara, Cuba, is at the edge of the abyss in the Caribbean  Baseball Series at Margarita Island, Venezuela, after losing 5-8 vs. the Navegantes de Magellanes team on Sunday. Unlike the previous game, this time Cuba went ahead on the scoreboard with a run at the beginning of the second [...] Continue reading

Cuba Loses to Mexico in Caribbean Baseball Series

Mexican Naranjeros de Hermosillo outshone Cuba’s return to the Caribean Series of baseball, defeating on Saturday the orange team of Santa Clara 9-4 in Margarita Island, Venezuela. The game began unfavorable to the Cuban team, which allowed two runs in the first inning, showing they had lost defensive concentration, faced with the power of the [...] Continue reading

Cuba Kicks off vs. Mexico at 2014 Caribbean Series

Cuba will face Mexico in the opening of the Caribbean Series baseball in its edition of 2014, scheduled to take place in the Venezuelan island of Margarita from 1 to 8 February, reported organizers. According to the schedule of the event, on the first day they will also play teams of Puerto Rico and Dominican [...] Continue reading

Beginning of Cuban Baseball 53rd Series Confirmed for Nov. 3

The 53rd Cuban Baseball Series will begin on Nov. 3 in the central city of Santa Clara, 206 km east of the capital, the Baseball National Federation confirmed last Wednesday. The official inauguration will be held at the Augusto Cesar Sandino stadium with a duel between the reigning champion, Villa Clara and runner-up Matanzas. However, [...] Continue reading

Cuba Returns to the Baseball Caribbean Series

Cuba will return to the Caribbean Baseball Series next year, to be held in the Margarita Island, Venezuela, as announced by National Commissioner Higinio Velez Tuesday. The information was given by Velez together with Juan Francisco Puello, Commissioner of the Caribbean Pro Baseball Association, in a press conference at the National Hotel Tuesday. Cuba, host [...] Continue reading
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