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.
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Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau missed out on a chance to play in the All-Star game after Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo and Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday’s game.
Colorado Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau has taken the early lead in the fan voting to make the final spot on the roster for the All-Star game.
Troy Tulowitzki just hopes no one will hold any grudges when he picks the National League participants for the Home Run Derby at the All-Star Game.
Tyler Matzek wasn’t nearly as successful in his second major league start as he was five days earlier. The Los Angeles Dodgers gave the 23-year-old left-hander a reality check, getting 10 hits off him and not striking out even once.
Brandon Barnes hit a winning triple off the center-field wall in the 10th inning and the Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game losing streak, beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 Saturday.
Josh Rutledge hit a three-run homer and Jorge De La Rosa pitched seven strong innings, leading the Colorado Rockies over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 on Sunday.
Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.
CBS Local Sports breaks down the top players in the outfield for your fantasy baseball draft.