Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Baseball Today...Tampa Bay Rays vs Cuban National Team

The most anticipated baseball game of the spring happens today in Cuba when the Tampa Bay Rays play the Cuban National team in Havana, Cuba.

The Rays will become the first big league baseball team to play in Cuba since the Baltimore Orioles in 1999.

ESPN will televise the game this afternoon at 1:30 pm, with coverage beginning at 12 NOON.

There has been several articles about the game today...here are a few that I've read.

John Thorn, Our Game... Cuba, the U.S., and Baseball : A Long if Interrupted Romance.

The New York Post, Joel Sherman... The Cuba pride, passion, and fears from baseball-fan mecca.

FOX Sports, J.P. Morosi... I traded baseball hot takes with the locals in Cuba and it was fantastic.

SABR... Fidel Castro and Baseball.

MLB... Archer gives fan thrill of a lifetime in Cuba.

⚾ ⚾⚾ Here's a list of Cuban born big league baseball players and managers.

I hope you all enjoy the game today...Play Ball!

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