Real Madrid in Havana, The Final Blow to Cuba’s Baseball

If something had been missing to put Cuban baseball in a coma state, it was an institution like Real Madrid coming to Havana to give it the final blow. “We know that there is a lot of interest in soccer here in Cuba. It already seems to be the most important sport here and we want this to continue like this,” said Joaquin Sagues.

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Ciego de Avila to Defend Cuba’s Title at Caribbean Baseball Series

Cuba returned to the Caribbean Baseball Series in February of 2014, represented by Villa Clara. A year later, Pinar del Rio made it to San Juan hoping merely to improve on the terrible image offered by its predecessor…and ended up taking the throne. Now, it’s Ciego de Avila’s turn to represent Cuba, but, unlike on previous occasions, it bears all of the pressure that defending the title secured by Pinar del Rio entails.

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