Cristian Javier: The $10,000 signing that became the star of two no-hitters

Cristian Javier The 10000 signing that became the star of

The Houston Astros snapped up Cristian Javier for just $10,000 on the international free agent market in April 2015, getting a right-hander with a long list of unanswered questions about his stuff. After spending five seasons in the Minor Leagues with an arsenal limited to a four-seam fastball and the slider, the future of the … Read more

Kansas beats North Carolina and is crowned in college basketball

Kansas beats North Carolina and is crowned in college basketball

The University of Kansas staged the biggest comeback in the history of the US college basketball national championship by defeating North Carolina in the final on Monday with a score of 72-69. The top-seeded Kansas Jayhawks trailed 40-25 at halftime against eighth-seeded North Carolina at Caesars Superdome in New Orleans. But a terrific second-half performance … Read more

Pujols, Castro, Cueto, Lagares, among free agents who have not gotten a contract

Pujols Castro Cueto Lagares among free agents who have not

Two weeks before the start of the 2022 season, more than fifty players who worked in the previous season and who have shown no intention of retiring from baseball, are on the Major League unemployed list. The list includes the illustrious Dominican first baseman and designated hitter Albert Pujols, a future member of the Cooperstown … Read more

Teams, his most lucrative firm in the MLB

Teams his most lucrative firm in the MLB

Pedro G. Briceno The contractual escalation in the Major Leagues is moving at such an accelerated pace that according to rumors and projections in recent months, the step would soon be taken from 365 million dollars, the current ceiling at 500. This according to what was projected with the Dominican Juan Soto and the much-hyped … Read more

The impact of the David Ortiz detective revelations

The impact of the David Ortiz detective revelations

The shocking news that the baseball star David Ortiz, the Big Papi, had been wounded by several shots, upset the national conscience on the night of June 19, 2019, many of us could not believe what we read on the networks and in the newspapers . A similar impact has been the revelation made by … Read more

“I owe everything I am to Odalis”: brother of deceased player mourns his death

I owe everything I am to Odalis brother of deceased

“Odalis, are you feeling alright?” asked her brother Cristian before going to work at 5:15 in the morning. “Yes, my crazy, go to work in peace,” the former Major League pitcher replied. The question was rigorous. “All days, before I left I would stop by his room to see him and find out how he … Read more

Health problems took them out of baseball but they became doctors, engineers and entrepreneurs

Health problems took them out of baseball but they became

From an early age, many Dominican children are taught that baseball is the springboard to success, fame and money, but out of the thousands who practice the sport, only 2 to 3% of those who sign with a team reach the Major Leagues. Fewer than 900 Dominicans have managed to be in the Major Leagues … Read more

They were thrown out of baseball but they became professionals

They were thrown out of baseball but they became professionals

From an early age, many Dominican children are taught that baseball is the springboard to success, fame and money, but out of the thousands who practice the sport, only 2 to 3% of those who sign with a team reach the Major Leagues. Fewer than 900 Dominicans have been in the Major Leagues in all … Read more

DR Summer League: Their contributions to the trophy that Colombia exhibits today

DR Summer League Their contributions to the trophy that Colombia

PEDRO G. BRICENO In the recent coronation of Colombia as champion of the Caribbean Series, the Dominican Summer Baseball League has a large share of prominence and responsibility. This is so because of the eight Dominican players who were on the payroll of the current monarchs, Caimanes de Barranquilla, at least five participated in last … Read more

Enny Romero: “If the Chosen One trades me for the Giants, I’m from San Francisco”

Enny Romero If the Chosen One trades me for the

Last Saturday the Cibao Giants were crowned champions of the Professional Baseball League of the Dominican Republic (Lidom), defeating the Eastern Stars in San Pedro de Macorís. This victory was received with great joy by the fans of this franchise., which celebrated its second crown of the local tournament for hours, culminating in a caravan … Read more