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CUBAN BASEBALL STARS DEFECT

December 31, 2008

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YADEL MARTI

Pitcher Yadel Marti and outfielder Yasser Gomez have defected from Cuba’s baseball team. The two plan to pursue Major League careers.

Marti was Cuba’s best pitcher and a star at the 2006 World Baseball Classic. Gomez is a speedy outfielder with a career .331 career batting average.