Another young Cuban and top baseball prospect has escaped communist Cuba and slavery to the Castro dictatorship.
Cuban baseball player, leader of the national under-15 team, leaves Cuba
In the last few hours the leader of the under-15 national baseball team, Maykol Valdivia Brown, has left Cuba and is now in the Dominican Republic to pursue his sports career.
According to El Nuevo Herald, the young prospect plans to start training to present himself before MLB scouts during the international signing period next year.
Before doing so, however, the 5’10” shortstop and native of Havana will have to find representation as a free agent.
In the capital’s provincial tournament last February, Valdivia batted .521.
El Nuevo Herald reports that the player “possesses good hands and a fast and compact swing.”
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