Jonder Martinez is the league leader with six wins.  Photo: baseballdecuba.com
Jonder Martinez is the league leader with six wins. Photo: baseballdecuba.com

HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban baseball season resumes play on Friday after a month long recess to allow the national team to prepare and play in the Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, where they won the title.

All 16 teams will see action today and each has at least 12 games left to play before the cut where 8 squads will continue on for the second half of the season.

The weekend 3-game series are Pinar del Rio vs. Ciego de Avila; Granma vs. Artemisa; Matanzas vs. Santiago de Cuba; Guantanamo vs. Holguin; Cienfuegos vs. Industriales; Sancti Spiritus vs. Villa Clara; Isla de la Juventud vs. Camaguey, and Las Tunas vs. Mayabeque.

Standings

Teams
GWLPCT
   GB
 1Matanzas332211.667   –
 2Granma291811.621   2
 3Artemisa332013.607   2
 4Ciego de Avila321814.563   3.5
 5Isla de la Juventud  311714.549   4
 6Industriales331815.546   4
 7Villa Clara321715.532   4.5
 8Guantanamo331617.485   6
 9Santiago de Cuba331617.485   6
 10Pinar del Rio291415.483   6
 11Holguin311417.452   7
 12Las Tunas311417.452   7
 13Santi Spiritus321418.438   7.5
 14Cienfuegos331419.425   8
 15Camaguey331221.364   10
 16Mayabeque321121.344  10.5

 See the schedule for games of the Cuban Baseball League.

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