Interview with Michel Baez: Cuban Fireballer Assesses His Performance

August 17, 2017

Fort Wayne, Indiana Michel Baez (ME-shell Bye-ez) has been lighting up radar guns and regularly sending batters back to the dugout since arriving in the Low Class-A Midwest League. Baez, a 6-foot-8, 220-pound Cuban right-hander, hit 98 mph in his first outing July 4 with the Fort Wayne TinCaps. A Parkview Field crowd of 9,266 saw the 21-year-old fan nine Lake County Captains (Cleveland Indians) while walking none in five…

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Padres News: Cuban 3b Yanio Perez Next Signing for Padres?

July 21, 2016

The San Diego Padres could be at it again. The team has already signed four out of the top eight prospects on the international market, and appear to be one of the finalist for the services of young infielder Yanio Perez. The Cuban right handed hitter is 20 years old and a little more polished than some of the prospects signed earlier this month by the team. At 6′ 2″…

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