In easily the most significant revelation yet spawned by the recently revised policy regarding Cuban ballplayer exchanges, the Cuban Baseball Federation revealed this past weekend that long-time national team star Frederich Cepeda will be performing this summer with the famed Yomiuri Giants of the Japanese Central League. Cepeda is now the second (Alfredo Despaigne returned to the Campeche Pirates of the Mexican League only last week) of what will likely be a handful of top Cuban stars heading overseas in the next month or two to serve with ball clubs in the Mexican and Japanese Leagues.
Saturday, March 24, 2018 - 5:00pm WBSC reveals Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers for...
Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:45am Special Series Calendar Released
The Cuban Baseball Federation released the 2018 Special Series calendar on Wednesday, less than 24 hours before the inaugural...Read more
Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 1:15am 2018 Caribbean Series: Dominican Republic eliminates...
Dominican Republic beat Cuba 7-4 on Wednesday night, advancing to the 2018 Caribbean Series Finals to face Puerto Rico....Read more
Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 12:23pm 2018 Caribbean Series: DR beat Cuba 7-1 and advances...
Dominican Republic sent Cuba down to their first defeat....Read more
Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:13pm 2018 Caribbean Series: Cuba gets second win beating...
Cuba sent México down to their second loss, while they moved to 2-0 on Saturday....Read more
Saturday, February 3, 2018 - 1:59am 2018 Caribbean Series: Cuba tops Venezuela in...
The Caribbean Series began Friday, with games between Cuba and Venezuela during the afternoon and a Mexico-Puerto Rico...Read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 2:54pm Cuba Announces Caribbean Series Roster
Cuba has announced its roster for the Caribbean Series, which begins on Feb. 2 in the city of Jalisco in Mexico. ...Read more
Monday, January 29, 2018 - 2:18pm 2018 Postseason: Granma Repeats as Cuban Champions
Danel Castro hit a walk off grand slam homerun to give Las Tunas a 6-2 win in game six to send the Cuban championship to a...Read more
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7:15pm 2018 Postseason: Stallions pound Woodcutters 11-5,...
The Stallions are now just one win away from the Cuban title, despite trailing this series 2-0 at one point....Read more
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 8:11am 2018 Postseason: Stallions tie up series with 4-2...
The home team continues to hold serve with the 4-2 Granma win over Las Tunas on Wednesday night at Mártires de Barbados...Read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 - 11:19am 2018 Postseason: Stallions come from behind to beat...
Following a couple frustrating losses to begin the 2018 Cuban Finals, the Stallions snagged a much-needed 10-6 win over the...Read more
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:18am 2018 Postseason: Las Tunas beat Granma in Game 2 to...
Rafael Viñales homered, Las Tunas scored 11 runs and Alejandro Meneses threw an excellent relief as host Las Tunas beat the...Read more
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 11:01am 2018 Postseason: Woodcutters Overcome Rain, and...
In the first Cuban Finals game played at Julio A. Mella Stadium, after a long rain delay and with 15,000 fans, assorted...Read more
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 11:22pm 2018 Postseason: Woodcutters oust Lions in historic...
The roars began on the first pitch thrown by Luis A. Gómez in Game 7 of the Cuban Semifinals Series, and they didn't stop....Read more
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 1:48pm Fidel Castro and Baseball
His fastball has long since died. He still has a few curveballs which he throws at us routinely. – Nicholas Burns, United...Read more
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 2:53am The Cuban League (Post 1962)
The popular national sport of baseball maintained and even tightened its hold on the island nation of Cuba in the aftermath...Read more
The Cuban Baseball Federation released the 2018 Special...
Dominican Republic beat Cuba 7-4 on Wednesday night,...
Dominican Republic sent Cuba down to their first defeat....
Cuba sent México down to their second loss, while they...