2016 USA-Cuba Series: Hiura's Heroics Hands U.S. Series Win

A pinch-hit home run by Keston Hiura (UC Irvine) proved to be the difference in a hard-fought five-game series as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team won the rubber game over Cuba, 2-1, on Wednesday at Capitan San Luis Stadium.


The series win is the first in program history for Team USA in Cuba as the third time proved to be the charm. The U.S. previously lost series in 2012 (2-3) and 2014 (0-5) before today's victory. 

2016 USA-Cuba Series: Friedl Lifts U.S. to Series-Evening Win Over Cuba, 4-1

A three-run double by TJ Friedl (Nevada) was the highlight of a four-run sixth inning for the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Tuesday as it claimed a 4-1 triumph over Cuba at Capitan San Luis Stadium.


The victory evens the series against Cuba at two games each, setting up a rubber game at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday in Pinar del Rio. 

2016 USA-Cuba Series: Five-Run Sixth Leads Cuba Past U.S., 5-1

Five unearned runs in the bottom of the sixth proved to be the undoing of the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team on Monday as it dropped a 5-1 decision to Cuba at historic Latinoamericano Stadium.


Team USA now trails its series against Cuba two games to one with the five-game set getting ready to head to Capitan San Luis Stadium in Pinar del Rio for the final two contest. 

2016 USA-Cuba Series: Faedo, Wright Blank Cuba, 1-0

Alex Faedo (Florida) and Kyle Wright (Vanderbilt) combined to throw a three-hit shutout as the USA Baseball Collegiate National Team evened its international friendship series against Cuba with a 1-0 victory at Jose Ramon Cepero Stadium on Sunday.


Faedo and Wright were masterful as both have been all summer. 

In his fourth start for Team USA, Faedo picked up his third win with fourth scoreless frames in which he struck out three, walked two and yielded a pair of hits. 

2016 USA-Cuba Series: Cuba Sneaks Past U.S. in Opener, 3-1

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team did not allow a baserunner for the first six innings but Cuba rallied to score three runs in the eighth after a three-hour and two-minute rain delay to sneak away with a 3-1 win in the series opener Saturday at Jose Ramon Cepero Stadium.


2016 USA-Cuba Series: Collegiate National Team Ready For Cuba Series

USA Baseball’s Collegiate National Team traveled to Cuba on Friday for its last series of the summer. Team USA went 4-5 in its first two series, splitting four games in Taiwan and dropping its series at Japan, 3-2.

Manager George Horton (Oregon) said after not winning either of the first two series, Team USA wants to finish the summer strong and is anxious to get back on the field on Saturday in Cuba.

“It’s not going to be easy, but our group is tough-minded and resilient,” Horton said.

56 NS: Rosters for the 2016-17 Cuban season announced

With about two weeks until the first pitch for the 56 Cuban Baseball National Series, the names of the players that will be part of the 2016-17 Cuban season have been announced.

All sixteen teams competing in the 56 NS have already revealed their rosters for the event, which starts August 7. 

Here are the rosters announced this week.