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Musings On Yesterday’s Game In Cuba: Rays vs National Team

Chris Kabout (Featured BBBA Writer/Owner – yankeebiscuitfansdutchblog.mlblogs.com) 

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Even though my mind wasn’t really in baseball mode after the crap that happened in Brussels yesterday (Brussels is across the border about an hour from where I live, so it is getting very close), I still wanted to see the historic game between the Cuban national team and the Tampa Bay Rays. 

Overall the game itself wasn’t that exciting as the Rays were too strong without really flexing their muscles. The result also shows that Cuban baseball has deteriorated in the past two decades.

Not only because of all the defectors but also because the highest league in Cuba is simply too big for the number of talented players. Back in the nineties, when Cuba played the Orioles, the team managed to win one game.

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Opening Day Or First Pitches I Wish I’d Already Seen

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Thursday May.30, 2013

 Mitt Romney Even Practices Throwing the First Pitch in the Spring Training with Snowballs.

Jason Alpert-Wisnia: (MLB Reports Kids Writer – visit his website here )

Baseball’s Opening Day is long gone and passed already and I’m a little bit late, and one of the biggest baseball traditions has already done; The Opening Day Pitch.

This pitch marks the starting of the season, and the beginning of the game for the team, and is always thrown by someone of great importance to the home team.

Also, throughout the year, there still are Pitches later that aren’t as important as the Opening Day Pitch, but are still very inetresting and fun and uplifting.

This Opening Day 2013, people such as Joe Torre for the Cincinnati Reds & (Former Staff Sergeant and Winner of the Medal of Honor Award) Clint Romesh for the Washington Nationals.

But this year, many teams Ceremonial First Pitches let me down, and weren’t as good or funny as I wished. So here are some of the people I wished had thrown Opening Day pitches for certain teams this season.

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