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Cuba Loses to Panama in 2019 Caribbean Series Finals

The Cubans won their last title in 2015 and were looking to add a fourth championship in Panamanian soil, where they were the champions in 1952, 1956 and 1960 Cuba´s representative to the 2019 Caribbean Series, Los Leñadores de las Tunas, was defeated at the final game by Panama´s Los Toros de Herrera 3-1 on … Continue reading

Cuba Beats Mexico in Caribbean Baseball Series

Cuban Leñadores beat 3-1 the Mexican Jalisco Charros in their debut in the 2019 Caribbean Baseball Series based in Panama Supported mainly by the pitching performance of Lazaro Blanco and timely batting of LF Alfredo Despaigne, the Cuban side of Las Tunas Leñadores beat 3-1 the Jalisco Charros, from Mexico, in their debut in the … Continue reading

Cuban Left Out of Caribbean Series Final

The Aguilas Cibaeñas, from the DR, beat 7-4 the Alazanes of Granma, thus leaving Cuban out oif the Caribbean Series Final This was the second win of the Dominicans over the Cuban side, whom they were previously defeated 7-1 in the qualifying round. Cuba took a 3-0 lead in the second inning with RBIs by … Continue reading

Cuba Defeats Puerto Rico in the Caribbean Baseball Series

Both teams have qualified for the semi-finals, to be played Wednesday in Jalisco The Alazanes of Granma defeated on Tuesday the Criollos of Caguas from Puerto Rico in the last game of the preliminary stage of the Caribbean Baseball Series held in the Mexican city of Jalisco. Cuban relief pitcher, Leandro Martinez obtained the victory, … Continue reading

Cuba Loses to DR in 2018 Caribbean Baseball Series

Cuba lost 1-7 to Aguilas Cibaeñas Caribbean Baseball Series underway in the Mexican city of Jalisco, Mexico Cuba lost its undefeated status in the 2018 Caribbean Baseball Series when losing 1-7 to the Aguilas Cibaeñas, from the DR, at the Pan American Stadium of the Mexican city of Jalisco, Guadalajara, where today they will face … Continue reading

Cuba Defeats Venezuela in Caribbean Baseball Series

The Caribbean Series began Friday, with games between Cuba and Venezuela during the afternoon and a Mexico-Puerto Rico matchup in the nightcap The Cuban team, seeking its first Caribbean Series title since 2015, defeated Venezuela, 6-4, in the first game of the Caribbean Series on Friday. Cuba center fielder Roel Santos led off the bottom … Continue reading

Cuba Baseball Team Ready for Caribbean Tournament

The Caribbean island will be represented by the members of the team from Granma province, winners of the Cuban National Baseball Series Granma team, Cuban representative in the Caribbean Series Baseball Tournament Guadalajara-2018, received the flag today in Havana. In the Revolution Square and at the foot of the monument to the National Hero Jose … Continue reading

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
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