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Defections still happening despite improved relations between US and Cuba

TORONTO - The manager of Cuba's baseball team at the Pan Am Games...about defections to the United States.Cuba has acknowledged that two players defected...changed even as the United States and Cuba open embassies today in the other's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-19/defections-still-happening-despit
5 decades later, US-Cuba diplomatic ties restored

WASHINGTON - The United States and Cuba restored full diplomatic relations Monday...inaugurate their embassy in Washington and Cuba's blue, red and white-starred flag...its Facebook account that says US EMBASSY CUBA. And, Conrad Tribble, the deputy chief...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-20/5-decades-later-us-cuba-di
Cuba down four players for Gold Cup quarterfinal match against the US

BALTIMORE - When it comes to Cuba's soccer team, you can't even tell...Friday, speaking through a translator.Cuba's sports teams have a history of defections...Keiler Garcia defected in Chicago ahead of Cuba's opener against Mexico and backup goalkeeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-17/cuba-down-four-playe
Clint Dempsey's hat trick sparks US rout of Cuba

...hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth consecutive...for a water break after the third goal.Cuba, which has a history of defections at...for the first time since a 6-1 win over Cuba in 2008.Chandler, who has a sore knee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-18/clint-dempseys-hat-t
Carnival aims to launch Miami to Cuba cruises in May

...largest cruise company could be heading to Cuba.Starting in May, Carnival Corp. plans...first American cruise company to visit Cuba since the 1960 trade embargo. The trips...a long sustained industry experience in Cuba."The weeklong cruises will be aboard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-07/carnival-aims-launch-miami
Cuba could provide big U.S. market

...only about 10 Americans, on the day when Cuba's leader Raul Castro announced that his...expert on America's relationship with Cuba and a long-time advocate for improved...knows more about the private sector in Cuba, than anybody outside Cuba," said Atlanta's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-15/cuba-could-provide-big-us-
Home run helps Braves salvage series against Cardinals

ST. LOUIS - More than four years after Adonis Garcia defected from Cuba, he hit his first major league home run.His timing could not have been much better for Atlanta.Garcia broke a 2-2 tie when...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/baseball/2015-07-26/home-run-helps-braves-sa
US hopes to end underdog Jamaica's run in Gold Cup semifinals

...Jamaica. That's no surprise. Other than a 6-0 win over Cuba in the quarterfinals, the U.S. has had plenty of tough matches...the Seattle Sounders star who had a hat trick in the win over Cuba. His six goals are the most of any player in the tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-21/us-hopes-end-underdo
US men reeling after their biggest upset loss in history

...Haiti and a draw with Panama - none of their opponents ranked higher than 62nd in the world. A 6-0 blowout over 104th-ranked Cuba, a team ravaged by defections during the tournament, didn't prove much of anything. Then, against No. 76 Jamaica, the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-23/us-men-reeling-after-thei-biggest
GreenJackets Series Guide: vs. Delmarva (7/25-28)

...fastball and plus changeup. July 26 ? 5:05 p.m. (Mike vs. the World) DEL RHP Dariel Delgado: 2011 29th round by Reds, Cuba (47.1 IP, 3.61 ERA, 30 K, 20 BB) vs. AUG RHP Michael Santos: International free agent, Dominican Republic (6.2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2015-07-25/greenjackets