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Cubans strike back

Cuban DH Alfredo Despaigne hit a two-out solo shot to center on a 1-1 hanging breaking pitch. Cuba 3, USA 1...
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Alfredo Despaigne close to majors, close to never playing in majors

Sports / Baseball : Baseball Nation (9 months ago)

The Cuban slugger is in a fascinating spot, and if he's not suspended for several years, he might be a major leaguer sooner than expected. Alfredo Despaigne is so close. He’s in an adjacent country, only a 47-hour car ride away, acc... Read Post


Sports / Baseball : Baseball Nation (2 years ago)

From the Havana Times: Two of Cuba’s top batters, Alfredo Despaigne and Yordanis Samon, will play soon in the Mexican professional baseball league after an agreement between that organization and the Cuban sports authorities, report... Read Post

Cuba Wins Olympic Baseball Thriller

Sports : EveryJoe: Sports (6 years ago)

Canada fell to Cuba today in a terrific men’s baseball match at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.  Cuba, the defending Olympic champions, won in a 7-6 victory after Alfredo Despaigne’s two-run homer in the sixth inning gave the Cubans a tw... Read Post

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