Monday, April 06, 2015

Yulieski Gourriel: 'I will not play baseball in the US until the US government lifts the embargo against Cuba'

El Yuli

Michael Isikoff  - Chief Investigative Correspondent

One of the top sluggers in Cuban baseball says it is his “dream” to come to the United States and play in the major leagues for his favorite team, the New York Yankees.

But Yulieski Gourriel, star third basemen for the powerhouse Havana Industriales and for years a highly regarded prospect by big-league scouts, says he won’t do so until the U.S. government lifts the embargo on Cuba and he gets “permission” from the Cuban government.

Complete article @ Yahoo News:

JG: APPLAUSE! Put that in your pipe and smoke it, U.S. Congress! El Yuli has dignity!

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