Valuable Baseball Player Reportedly Defects From Cuba

MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A very valuable Cuban baseball player has reportedly defected from the island.

Yasmani Tomas is described as a hard-hitting outfielder for the Cuban team.

According to the communist party newspaper ‘Granma,” he was smuggled off the island.

A number of Cuban baseball players have defected over the years, tempted by the prospect of multi-million dollar contracts with major league clubs.

WATCH: THE FULL REPORT 

RELATED CONTENT:

 

Comments

One Comment

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Miami

Adopt-A-Family For The Holidays
South Florida Holiday Homes

Listen Live