Two Cuban players -- possible defectors -- missing
SATILLO, Mexico -- Amid rumors that they had defected, two members of the Cuban baseball team -- including top pitcher Jose Contreras -- didn't show up to play Venezuela during the Americas Series baseball tournament Thursday in Mexico.
Cuban officials refused to talk to the media during the game, throwing several photographers out of the bullpen.
Earlier, Roberto Pacheco, a team spokesman, said he had no information about Contreras defecting.
"I saw him yesterday or the night ...
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