Two Cuban baseball players leave the national team for a trip to Mexico
The most notable case occurred last year in Sonora, Mexico, when 12 of the 24 players from the Cuban under-23 team remained.
Two Cuban baseball players left The focus of the national team who played in Pan American Under-23 Championships in Aguascalientes, MexicoI mentioned this Thursday Cuban Baseball Federation (FCB).
it’s about Alfredo Vadraga and Joseph Avalosboth from the eastern province of Ciego de Ávila, identified F.C.Bwho blamed the leak on “the disqualification of the agreement aimed at normalizing access for our players to Major League Baseball” (MLB) in the United States.
The official sports newspaper, “GIT”, quoted the sports entity considering in a statement that this “continues to constitute an incentive for the organizers of the business of smuggling athletes.”
“With their decision to abandon us, they are turning their backs on the obligation imposed with the people who accompany us in wanting to achieve the best possible result in this exhibition,” he lamented. F.C.B.
The federation also considered that both young players have “incurred reprehensible acts” condemned by the institution “since the decision not to comply with these or other obstacles.”
The abandonment of these youngsters joins dozens of marches in the country by young Cuban athletes, especially baseball players, as well as wrestlers, karatekas and athletes, that have been recorded in recent months.
One of the main reasons why many of these athletes leave Cuba He is economic. His country is going through a serious crisis and abroad, especially baseball players, they have more options to achieve better salary conditions.
The most prominent case occurred last year when they were hospitalized Mexico 12 out of 24 Cuban under-23 players participated in the tournament World Baseball Championship in the Mexican state of Sonora.
The MLB and the F.C.B In 2018, it agreed to allow Cubans to play in it United State without having to defect first, but former President Donald Trump (2017-2021) rescinded that advance soon after.
Two days ago, independent specialist portal Swing Complete said that at least four Cuban karateka, nearly half of the team Cuba From this sport, she escaped during a preparatory event with a goal for Central America, based in Guatemala.