Tag: Cuba Olympic Team

Better baseball players have less chance for Olympic gold

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While most Olympic events are a competition among the best, the better you are in baseball, the less of a chance you have of...

Australian baseball team withdraws from Olympic qualifying

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SYDNEY — Australia‚Äôs Olympic baseball team has given up trying to qualify for the Tokyo Games because of coronavirus-related travel complications. ...

US qualifies for Olympic baseball; Todd Frazier HR, 4 hits

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — The United States qualified for the Olympic baseball tournament on its second try, beating Venezuela 4-2 Saturday night behind...

Scioscia ejected, US beats Dom Rep 8-6 in Olympic qualifier

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — U.S. manager Mike Scioscia was ejected after Philadelphia prospect Luke Williams hit a two-run triple in a four-run sixth...

US beats Nicaragua to open 2nd chance at Olympic baseball

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Todd Frazier hit a go-ahead sacrifice fly in a two-run first inning, St. Louis prospect Matthew Liberatore pitched one-run...

Scioscia says US Olympic roster fluid, changes with call-ups

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Mike Scioscia was planning on having Alek Manoah for the U.S. rotation for Olympic qualifying next week. Instead, the Toronto Blue Jays called up...

Cuban baseball player defects after arriving in Florida

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HAVANA — The Cuban Baseball Federation confirmed Wednesday night that one of the players on the national team defected a few hours after the...

US grants Cuban baseball players visas days before tourney

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HAVANA — The U.S. government finally issued visas for the players and coaches of the Cuban national baseball team to compete in the Baseball...

Wieters, Frazier, Kemp on US roster for Olympic qualifying

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CARY, N.C. — Pitchers Homer Bailey, Edwin Jackson and David Robertson, catcher Matt Wieters, infielder Todd Frazier and outfielders Matt Kemp and John Jay...

Cuba baseball squad without visas as Olympic qualifier nears

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HAVANA — Just over a week before the start of the Americas Olympic qualifying tournament in Florida, the Cuban team does not have visas...