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5 MLB Players That You Didn’t Know Defected From Cuba

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.

08/25/2014

ST LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 18: Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches in the first inning against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game Six of the National League Championship Series at Busch Stadium on October 18, 2013 in St Louis, Missouri.

Fantasy Baseball Preview: Starting Pitcher

CBS Local Sports breaks down the top starting pitchers for your fantasy baseball draft.

03/10/2014

Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins (Photo by Jason Arnold/Getty Images)

Fernandez Becomes First Cuban-Born Player To Win NL Rookie Of The Year

Jose Fernandez stood out in a deep National League class, and the pitcher received 26 of 30 first-place votes from a Baseball Writers’ Association of America panel in results revealed Monday.

11/11/2013

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Mariano Rivera Named American League Comeback Player Of The Year

Retiring Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was voted Marvin Miller Man of the Year for excellence on and off the field, and Rivera was also picked as the AL’s Comeback Player of the Year.

11/05/2013

Fans walk outside of Citi Field during Gatorade All-Star Workout Day on July 15, 2013. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

All-Stars Young And Old Set For Midsummer Classic At Citi Field

Although fresh faces are taking over, that doesn’t mean all the old guys are out. Rivera, Hunter and Beltran are back at the All-Star Game, bringing decades of experience and wisdom.

07/16/2013

Catcher John Buck of the New York Mets tags Adeiny Hechavarri at Citi Field on June 8, 2013. (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Mets Fall To Marlins After 20 Innings Of Marathon Baseball

The Mets lost a heartbreaking 20 inning game on Saturday as the Marlins topped the Amazins on Saturday.

06/08/2013

Adeiny Hechavarria #3 of the Miami Marlins tags out Rick Ankiel #16 of the New York Mets at second base during the second inning at Marlins Park on June 1, 2013 in Miami Florida. (Photo by Steve Mitchell/Getty Images)

Mets Fried By Fish For Second Game In A Row, Met Bats Fail To Show Up

Mets batters have gone cold again in Miami as the Amazins were soundly beaten by the Marlins 8-1 on Saturday.

06/01/2013