Friday, October 8, 2021

Cuban-born players make history in American League MLB Playoffs


It is baseball playoffs time.  The MLB website reports that the American League Division Series between the Astros and the White Sox has a playoff record for Cuban-born players.  "For the first time in postseason history, six Cubans are playing in the same October series. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, this is the first time that six Cubans appeared in a game, and that number could go up to seven if Aledmys Díaz plays for Houston."

José AbreuYoán MoncadaYasmani GrandalLuis RobertYuli Gurriel and Yordan Alvarez rounded out the Cuban talent that kicked off Game 1 of the ALDS between the White Sox and Astros yesterday.


The Astros won the opened 6-1.


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