Thursday, June 27, 2013

Cuba Announces its National Baseball Team for the 2013 Rotterdam Inter Ports Tournament

Neptunus Familie Stadion, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Cuba will be represented by the team Occidentales (Western Region) who were the winners at the last All Stars Game played at the José Antonio Huelga stadium.

Catchers: Eriel Sánchez, Frank Camilo Morejón and Yosvani Peraza.

Inifeld: José Dariel Abréu, Alexander Malleta, José Miguel Fernández, Andy Ibáñez, Yulieski Gourriel, Pavel Quesada, Erisbel Arruebarruena and Johan Moncada.

Outfielders: Yasmani Tomás, Stayler Hernández, Guillermo Heredia and Yadiel Hernández.

Pitchers: Ismel Jiménez, Wilber Pérez, Odrisamer Despaigne, Vladimir Baños, Noelvis Entenza, Jorge Herrnández, Raciel Iglesias and Duniel Ibarra.

Manager: Yovani Aragón

Frederich Cepeda will not be able to play because of his recent surgery on his left hand.

Cuba will play their first game against Curazao on Sunday, June 30.

Chinese Taipei and the Netherlands will also play in the tournament.

Granma also reports that the prestigious baseball tournament will be played at the Neptunus Familie Stadion, the best baseball stadium in Europe.

Source: Granma, June 26 and 27, 2013

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