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2021 Cuba Olympic Qualifying Roster

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Alfredo Despaigne (Photo by Matt Roberts/Getty Images)

Below is Cuba's roster for the Americas Qualifier, led by decorated veteran standouts Frederich Cepeda and Alfredo Despaigne.

The team will be managed by Armando Ferrer, who is the manager for Matanzas in Serie Nacional.

NamePositionB/THt.Wt.Place of Birth
Previous MLB Organization
Lazaro BlancoRHPR/R6-3200Yara, Cuba
Carlos VieraRHPR/R6-4265La Habana, Cuba
Yoennis YeraLHPL/L5-7165Matanzas, Cuba
Yariel RodriguezRHPR/R6-1164Camaguey, Cuba
Andy RodríguezRHPR/R6-2190La Habana, Cuba
Bryan ChiRHPR/RN/AN/AN/A
Livan MoineloLHPL/L6-0139Pinar Del Rio, Cuba
Raidel MartínezRHPL/R6-3205Pinar Del Rio, Cuba
Frank Abel AlvarezRHPR/R6-1190Pinad Del Rio, Cuba
Yudiel RodriguezLHPL/L5-7187N/A
Yosvani AlarconCR/R6-1209Las Tunas, Cuba
Iván PrietoCR/RN/AN/AN/A
Rafael ViñalesCR/R5-8197Manati, Cuba
Lisban Correa1BR/R6-2192La Habana, Cuba
Yordanis Samon1BR/R6-1220Bayamo, Cuba
Cesar Prieto2BL/R5-9169N/A
Erisbel ArruebarrenaSSR/R6-1230Cienfuegos, CubaLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
Yordan ManduleySS/2BR/R5-7172Holguin, Cuba
Yadil MujicaSS/2BL/R6-1185Matanzas, Cuba
New York Yankees (AAA)
Dayan Garcia3B/2B/SSR/R5-9205N/A
Frederich CepedaOFB/R5-10201
Sancti Spiritus, Cuba
Roel SantosOFL/L5-9172Niqueo, Cuba
Alfredo DespaigneOFR/R5-7209
Palma Soriano, Cuba
Yadir DrakeOFR/R6-0200Matazanes, Cuba
Los Angeles Dodgers (AA)
Raico SantosOFL/L5-9191Granma, Cuba
Jose AvilesOFL/L6-0182Granma, Cuba
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