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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

In light of the Boston Red Sox signing Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million deal, let’s take a look at other MLB players who defected from Cuba.

08/25/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 22:  Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees completes a seventh inning double play after forcing out Jose Abreu #79 of the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2014 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Rally For Second Straight Win

Martin Prado hit an RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night.

08/22/2014

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10 Biggest MLB First-Half Surprises

Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.

07/14/2014

BOSTON, MA - JULY 9:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox celebrates with Xander Bogaerts after scoring a run on a hit by Jonny Gomes against the Chicago White Sox at Fenway Park on July 9, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Red Sox Rally

Daniel Nava doubled in the tying run in the ninth inning and scored on Brock Holt’s single as the Boston Red Sox rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Wednesday night and snap a four-game losing streak.

07/09/2014

FUKUOKA, JAPAN - MARCH 04: Infielder Jose Abreu #79 of Cuba hits a grand slam homer in the bottom half of the fifth inning during the World Baseball Classic First Round Group A game between Cuba and China at Fukuoka Yahoo! Japan Dome on March 4, 2013 in Fukuoka, Japan.

Can Cuban Slugger Jose Abreu Turn Around The White Sox?

Hard-hitting Jose Abreu, a recent Cuban defector, becomes the new White Sox first baseman.

03/15/2014

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