In this special bonus podcast, Manny and CT sit down with Alfre Alvarez to discuss the deal between MLB and the Cuban Baseball Federation (CBF) being nixed by the American Government. Alfredo Alvarez (aka “El Cirujano del Beisbol”) is the founder of Con Las Bases Llenas, an MLB news site en español. He is also theContinue reading S2B9: Alfredo Alvarez on the MLB Cuba Deal Being Nixed
On Tuesday, Francys Romero was the first to report that MLB and Cuba reached an agreement to allow Cuban players to sign with MLB teams. He joined us to discuss the implications of this deal. On Tuesday, Francys Romero was the first to report the news that MLB and Cuba had reached an agreement to allow CubanContinue reading WTTS Pod: MLB and Cuba Agree To Let Cuban Players Sign With MLB Teams
According to a report out of the Dominican Republic, MLB scouts are targeting international players as young as 13 and 14 years of age. Earlier this month, Sports Illustrated published a report, by senior writer Jon Wertheim, revealing that the U.S. Department of Justice has undertaken a “sweeping probe” of MLB teams’ international signing practices and corruption.