Piratas de Campeche
Or is this one more blag bag operation on the part of the U.S. government of Barack Obama to try to discredit Socialist Cuba? I would not be surprised! Barack Obama seems to be NOT a very nice person.
Here is what ESPN is "reporting" about Cuban baseball slugger Alfredo Despaigne:
By Enrique Rojas
Cuban slugger Alfredo Despaigne, 28, a three-time MVP in Cuba's national league and heralded as a talent at the level of countrymates Yasel Puuig, Jose Abreu, and Yoennis Cespedes, has been playing his second Mexican League season with a falsified Dominican passport, Dominican authorities said Tuesday.
Despaigne -- 5-foot-8 and 225 pounds, and hitting .333 with 14 RBIs and five home runs through 18 games with the Piratas de Campeche this season -- is playing professionally in Mexico as part of a program between Cuban baseball and the Mexican leagues that allows Cuban prospects to gain experience outside the Caribbean island. The outfielder, who hit 36 home runs during the 2011-12 season, made no attempt to defect his first season and returned to Cuba after 33 games.
Complete ESPN Article