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  1. Reds looking to add Cuban RP?

    AJ Mass

    On Friday, Ben Badler of Baseball America reported that major league baseball had granted Cuban pitcher Raisel Iglesias "an exception to sign during the league's 'closed period' before the rules for Cuban players change on July 2," which meant that ...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  2. Padres may add Cuban pitcher

    AJ Mass

    Back in February, as reported by Jesse Sanchez of, Cuban pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne "threw an assortment of cut fastballs, changeups and sliders during a 35-pitch session. His fastball hovered between 92 mph and 94 mph and topped out at 95."...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  3. La Esquina: The numbers show that Jose Contreras might be a valua...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    He's made his reputation as a starter, but as he closes in on 40, the numbers show that Jose Contreras could be a valuable closer.

    Blog | Conversation | December 18, 2009
  4. La Esquina: Cuban phenom Aroldis Chapman, the return of Dominican...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Answering recent questions about Cuban phenom Aroldis Chapman, the return of Dominican trainer Enrique Soto and why the Pirates have hope -- in Venezuela.

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  5. Grievance filed against Cuban prospects - La Esquina blog

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Agent Jaime Torres recently filed a grievance against Cuban prospects Noel Aguelles and Jose Iglesias.

    Blog | Conversation | July 08, 2009
  6. Another Cuban slugger on the way?

    AJ Mass

    With Jose Abreu regularly taking major league pitchers for long distance rides -- he's one of just four hitter with 20 or more home runs so far in 2014 -- the Cuban import is making quite the name for himself. He may soon have company in the headline...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  7. Edinson Volquez, Reds SPs undervalued

    Eric Karabell

    To the common man, the most well-known pitcher on the Cincinnati Reds' staff is probably Cuban import Aroldis Chapman, who has all of 13 1/3 major league innings to his name. He's neither starting nor closing games for the big club. It&#039...

    Blog | March 29, 2011
  8. Edinson Volquez, Travis Wood and the Cincinnati Reds' rotation un...

    Eric Karabell

    Eric Karabell breaks down the Cincinnati Reds' rotation from a fantasy perspective, discussing such fantasy options as Edinson Volquez, Travis Wood and Bronson Arroyo.

    Blog | Conversation | March 29, 2011
  9. Tyler Anderson could be top-20 pick

    Jason A. Churchill

    There seem to be an inordinate number of prep pitchers touching the mid-90s with their fastballs, and in this week's Stock Watch, a Cuban right-hander who has touched 98 leads the pack of those improving their stock over the past week or two. A...

    Blog | March 23, 2011
  10. MLB Draft 2011: The stocks of pitchers Jose Hernandez and Tyler A...

    Jason A. Churchill

    Jason A. Churchill delivers stock updates on several top high school and college prospects. Hard-throwing pitchers Jose Hernandez and Tyler Anderson are both moving in the right direction.

    Blog | Conversation | March 23, 2011
  11. MLB: Mark Prior pitching again; Anthony Rizzo, Brandon Guyer on t...

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein's prospect 10-pack looks at Alex Wimmers, Mark Prior, Anthony Rizzo and others.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2010
  12. MLB: Zach Britton, Jason Kipnis on the rise for Orioles, Indians

    Kevin Goldstein

    Kevin Goldstein's prospect 10-pack looks at Jason Kipnis, Zach Britton, Michael Choice and others as the September call-up period grows near.

    Story | Conversation | August 16, 2010
  13. La Esquina: Aroldis Chapman's situation with taxes, the Cuban yea...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Jorge Arangure Jr. examines Aroldis Chapman's tax situation

    Blog | Conversation | December 28, 2009
  14. La Esquina: On the workout of Deinys Suarez and Yuniesky Maya, as...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    News and notes from around the world of Latin baseball, including a Scout's evaluation of hot prospects Deinys Suarez and Yuniesky Maya. Plus, a recap of the serious issues facing the Puerto Rican Winter League, and news on the Pirates' latest signing.

    Blog | Conversation | December 23, 2009
  15. Cuban prospect Aroldis Chapman is paying a visit to the United St...

    Jorge Arangure Jr.

    Cuban prospect Aroldis Chapman is visiting the United States to meet with teams that have shown interest in the highly touted pitcher.

    Blog | Conversation | October 21, 2009
  16. MLB -- Baseball Prospectus -- Cuban Aroldis Chapman might not be ...

    Clay Davenport

    Baseball Prospectus looks at buzz-worthy Cuban defector Aroldis Chapman, currently profiled in ESPN The Magazine. He can throw hard (up to 102 mph), but the projections of his MLB stats are not so kind.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2009