SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Frederich Cepeda went 4 for 4 and drove in five runs, leading Cuba over Venezuela 8-4 Saturday night and into the championship game of the Caribbean Series.
Cuba will play Mexico for the title. The Cubans had won only one previous game in this tournament going into this semfinal while Venezuela had been undefeated.
Cepeda, a 34-year-old outfielder who played...
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Terance Marin pitched six strong innings and Mexico beat the Dominican Republic 5-4 on Saturday to advance to the Caribbean Series final.
Looking for its third consecutive title and fourth in five years, Mexico (3-2) faces on Sunday the winner of the late Venezuela-Cuba game.
Marin (2-0) allowed two runs on five hits, with three strikeouts and one walk...
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BOSTON -- Tampa Bay catcher Ali Solis left the game after a ball bounced into his nose while he was batting in the third inning of Saturday's game against the Red Sox in his first career start.
Solis had an 0-2 slider from Boston's Rubby De La Rosa bounce off the ground, catcher A.J. Pierzynski's glove and at his nose. After a few minutes of being checked out by a team trainer, he...
As reported on Monday by SportsInjuryAlert, Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan was removed from the game with a sore right hamstring, a continuing issue. The Rays placed him on the 15-day DL (retroactive to May 27) and called up outfielder Kevin Kiermaier from Triple-A Durham to take Hanigan's roster spot, reports Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times. Kiermaier appeared in the...
Ali Solis is coming to the Tampa Bay Rays.
The team promoted the catcher from Triple-A Durham on Tuesday to provide depth behind Jose Molina and Ryan Hanigan, who's dealing with soreness in his right hamstring.
In addition, right-handed reliever Alex Colome was optioned to Durham, and left-hander Matt Moore (Tommy John surgery) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list to make...
DURHAM, NC – The Columbus Clippers (13-15) had another opportunity to break even on the season. They were successful two days ago, but not Sunday evening. A two-run home run in the seventh inning by Roman Ali Solis allowed the Durham Bulls (20-11) to take the final game of the four-game series 6-2 at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
With so much promise two days ago, the Clippers...
Shortstop Ray Olmedo and three other players have agreed to minor league contracts with the Tampa Bay Rays.
The team announced Monday that infielder/outfielder James Darnell, right-hander Santiago Garrido and catcher Ali Solis also received invitations to major league spring training.
Olmedo has spent parts of six seasons in the major leagues with the Cincinnati Reds, Toronto Blue...
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January 06, 2014