• Cuban pitcher Siverio says he has defected

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jul 19, 2013
    Siverio is the latest in a long line of Cuban players who defected to the U.S. Cuban pitcher Misael Siverio told a Spanish-language newspaper he has defected to the United States and is going to try to make it to the major leagues. Cuban manager Victor Mesa acknowledged Siverio's defection by criticizing him after the game, saying he's no better than a Triple-A talent at best. Team USA CEO Paul Seiler told the AP that, from Cuba's perspective, Siverio is no longer a member of their delegation. "You may se...
    Source: ESPN.com
    • U.S. tops Cuba; Cuban manager rips Siverio

      Matt Chapman had an RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give Team USA a 2-1 victory over Cuba on Thursday night in an international exhibition.
      Source: ESPN.com

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