Central American and Caribbean Games

C.A.C.'2014: Cuba Makes Finals with 6-3 win over the DR

Cuba advanced to the Finals

Cuba came from behind to win a hard fought semifinal game on Thursday 6-3 over the Dominican Republic. They will now face Nicaragua – which defeated Puerto Rico 2-1 in the other semifinal-, on Friday night in the finals of the baseball tournament of the Central American and Caribbean Games taking place in Veracruz, Mexico.

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C.A.C.' 2014: Cuba Advances to Semifinals Undefeated

Frederich Cepeda

An expected victory over Guatemala, in seven innings and by the mercy rule with 10-0 score, sent Team Cuba to the semifinals of the XXII Central American and Caribbean Games, in the city of Veracruz, Mexico.

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Five pitchers contributed to the shutout- the second by Cuba in the tournament. Right-hander Yosvany Torres (1-0) completed the first 5 innings with 2 hits, a walk and five strikeouts for his first win in an international event with the island’s national team.

C.A.C.' 2014: Cuba Opens with 4-0 over Puerto Rico at Veracruz

Frederich Cepeda homered for Cuba (Photo by I. Francisco)

A pitching gem by right-hander Norge Luis Ruíz (1-0) during 8 innings and a final scone from Héctor Mendoza, allowed Cuba to open with a 4-0 win over Puerto Rico in Veracruz on Saturday at the start of the baseball tournament the Central American and Caribbean Games.

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