2017 Caribbean Series: Granma Horses Roster Announced

The Cuban National Series champion, the Granma Horses, has announced its roster for the 2017 Baseball Caribbean Series.

The list of players includes 12 pitchers, 2 catchers, 9 infielders, and 5 outfielders.

Granma added 9 reinforcement players to its original roster.

The 2017 Caribbean Series will be played in Culiacan, Mexico, from February 1-7.

The Cuban Team opens the CS on February 1 against Dominican Republic at 3:00pm, with games against Puerto Rico (Feb 3), Venezuela (Feb 4), and Mexico (Feb) to follow.

Here is the roster. 

Pitchers (12): Lázaro Blanco (Granma), Leandro Martínez (LHP) (Granma),Yanier González (Granma), César García (Granma),Vladimir Garcia (Ciego de Avila) (R), Livan Moinelo (LHP) (Pinar del Río/Holguín/Matanzas) (R), Vladimir Baños (Pinar del Río/Ciego de Avila) (R), Freddy Asiel Álvarez (Villa Clara) (R), José A. García (Artemisa/Ciego de Avila) (R), Miguel Lahera (Artemisa/Granma), Yoelkys Cruz (Las Tunas/Granma), and Noelvis Entenza (Industriales/Holguín/Granma)

Catchers (2): Frank C. Morejón (Industriales/Granma), and Osvaldo Vázquez (Ciego de Avila) (R)

Infielders (9): Guillermo Avilés (Granma), William Saavedra (Pinar del Río/Matanzas) (R), Carlos Benítez (Granma), Osvaldo Abreu (Granma), Lázaro Cedeño (Granma), Yordan Manduley (Holguín/Granma), Yunior Paumier (Holguín/Granma), Alexander Ayala (Camagüey) (R), and Yuslán Milán (Granma)

Outfielders (5): Roel Santos (Granma), Alfredo Despaigne (Granma), Yoelkys Céspedes (Granma), Denis Laza (Mayabeque/Granma), and Víctor Víctor Mesa (Matanzas) (R)

Manager: Carlos Martí