The Cuban baseball exodus continues, mostly unnoticed

ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark mentions as a footnote to his “Rumblings and Grumblings” piece today that “


Four more Cuban players have defected in the last month — a list topped by the best young Cuban position player in years, 20-year-old first baseman Kendry Morales. But teams we’ve surveyed are a little unsure about the other three. So their agent, Bill Rego, has lined up a July 6-7 showcase for them in Torreon, Mexico.


Catcher-DH Barabaro Canizares — who once hit cleanup behind Morales for the Industriales team in Havana — is the biggest name. The others are first baseman Mitchel Abreu and pitcher Yosandy Ibanez. “

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