2019 Cuban Finals | Las Tunas Wins First Cuban Championships

When myworld first discovered Cuban baseball, Las Tunas was one of the teams you could count on to finish at the bottom of the standings.

With defections and many of the top players bolting for the United States the landscape has changed for Cuban baseball.

For the most part teams in the Nacional Series are composed of players who grow up in their barrio, except for the Capital which can sometimes acquire top players from other teams.

2019 Postseason | Las Tunas and Villa Clara into the Finals

The series only went five games for both Las Tunas and Villa Clara to advance to the Cuban finals. Both teams lost the fourth game after winning the first three but Las Tunas won the fifth game on the road while Villa Clara got to celebrate at home.

Las Tunas beat Ciego de Avila 4-1 in the semifinals to advance to their second consecutive Cuban Finals

MLB | Mets Expect Cespedes To Return For Second Half of the Season, MLB | Cuba

By Josh Finkelstein

Jeff Wilpon said on Mike Francesa’s show today that the team expects to see Yoenis Céspedes return from double-heel surgery in “realistically, the second half of the season.”

Céspedes, 33, underwent surgery on one of his heels in August and the other one in October that is expected to keep him out of the lineup well into next season, with no specific timetable. However, this gives us some insight into how long Mets fans will have to wait to see “La Potencia” playing left field.

Baseball for the blind being played and taught in Cuba with hopes of spreading across Latin America

HAVANA, Cuba — Baseball and softball are played by over 65 million people in over 140 countries, and the global sport, which is returning to the Olympic Games in 2020, is also growing among players with disabilities such as visual impairment.

Baseball for the blind players and officials from Cuba, France, Germany and Italy — and the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) — recently organised meetings and training in Havana, where baseball for the blind was introduced by the Italian Association of Baseball for the Blind (AIBXC) a few year ago.

58 CNS | BaseballdeCuba Power Ranking, Week 1 (2nd-Half): Roosters steal headlines

Yirsandy Rodríguez

By Yirsandy Rodríguez | Senior Writer at BaseballdeCuba

The first week of the 2nd-Half of the 58th Cuban National Series has left us with several questions. But the most interesting is: Can the Sancti Spíritus' Roosters stay atop of the standings towards the 2019 Cuban postseason?

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