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Cuba picks 5 MLB affiliated players for World Classic

Jan. 25, 2023 23:45 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — Cubans signed with Major League Baseball organizations and other foreign clubs will for the first time join domestic stars on the national team that will play in the World Baseball Classic, officials announced Wednesday evening. The Cuban Baseball Federation long...

Eloy Jiménez preparing to play outfield with White Sox

Jan. 23, 2023 19:04 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — It looks as if Chicago White Sox slugger Eloy Jiménez could spend a lot of time at designated hitter this year. Jiménez himself has other plans. The 26-year-old Jiménez said Monday he is preparing to play more games in the outfield, especially in...

US to let MLB stars play for Cuba in World Baseball Classic

Dec. 26, 2022 16:28 PM EST

HAVANA (AP) — The United States will permit Major League Baseball players from Cuba to represent their home country in the World Baseball Classic next year. The decision announced Saturday in a news release by the Baseball Federation of Cuba (FCB) could be a big step in once again...

White Sox banking on spark from Grifol to give them jolt

Nov. 03, 2022 15:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — It wasn't long ago that the Chicago White Sox looked like they were poised for bigger and better things. They had a young and vibrant playoff team and a fanbase excited about the possibilities. Now they're counting on new manager Pedro Grifol to help...

AP source: White Sox hire Royals coach Grifol as manager

Nov. 01, 2022 14:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox hired Kansas City Royals bench coach Pedro Grifol to replace Hall of Famer Tony La Russa as their manager, a person familiar with the situation said on Tuesday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the team has not announced...