Cuba Wins Game 1 vs. the Michigan Lakers

HAVANA TIMES, Jan 6 — Cuba’s university baseball team defeated the Michigan Lakers 4-3 yesterday in the first of a series of three friendship games in Havana, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

In the capital’s Santiago “Changa” Mederos Stadium, the game went into extra innings to finally end with a victory for Sancti Spiritus relief pitcher Yaniel Sosa, who did not allow a run in the last four innings.

Today the Cuban team and the US squad from Grand Valley University will play the second game of the series, but this time in the Latin American Stadium, also in the capital.