Cuba's latest crown baseball jewels

Alfredo Despaigne and Yasmani Tomás are among the stars with MLB potential

Originally Published: February 5, 2014
By Jorge Morejón | ESPNdeportes.com

Cubans are back in vogue in Major League Baseball.

Yasiel Puig's electrifying play, Aroldis Chapman's flame-throwing left arm, Jose Fernandez's surprising maturity and Jose Iglesias's spectacular fielding are just a few examples of how Cuban players are living a golden moment in the best baseball league in the world.

And that's why the talent scouts are drooling, thinking that every new player off the island will be the next major league star.

And, ...

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