CORONÓ: Cuban player who escaped has just signed with the Gurriel and Arenado agency

By José Alejandro Rodríguez Zas

The young right-hander from Santiago Uber Luis Mejías, 20 years old, was the second player to leave The Cuba team that participated in the U23 Baseball World Cup is based in the state of Sonora, Mexico. In the evening of September 23, after the suspension of the match against the Dominican Republic, Uber walked out of the hotel where the national team was staying, under the orders of Eriel Sánchez … and did not return.

Just a few days ago, was reported on this own website, that the indomitable had already crossed the northern border of Mexico and was in the United States, ready to start his path to professional baseball.

This Saturday, October 9, journalist Francys Romero published on his Twitter profile that the young Cuban prospect signed a contract yesterday Friday with the prestigious athlete representation agency Wasserman, under the supervision of the Dominican agent Andy Mota, who represents others. Major League Baseball players like Yuli Gurriel, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Nolan Arenado.

According added Francys in his newsletter, Wasserman “has an endorsement of elite work in the representation of high-profile players”, among which are Javier Báez, José Berríos, Jonathan Villar, Kiké Hernández, Giancarlo Stanton, DJ Le Mahieu and Yu Darvish, in addition to representing “other Cuban prospects such as Ernesto Martínez Jr., Raudelis Martínez and free agent Jeison Martínez,” so experience is guaranteed in dealing with high-level players in Las Mayores and the specific case of Cubans.

Mejías He is a pitcher with experience in two National Series, in which he pitched a total of 45 games, with a balance of one victory and four setbacks, an ERA of 6.38 and WHIP of 1.71, as well as a rival average of .294, with 44 strikeouts and 40 walks. In addition, he has participated in several international events in different categories, such as the U-15, U-18 and now the U-23 World Cups.