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Ciego de Ávila is a baseball team in the Cuban National Series. Based in Ciego de Ávila Province, the Tigres have spent most of its history in the bottom reaches of the standings.
However, in recent seasons, the team has turned their fortunes around, making it to the 2011 Series Nacional final (losing to
Pinar del Rio in six games). The following season, the Tigres bounded back to the finals again, this time winning their first ever Series Nacional over perennial favourites Industriales in six games.
Ciego de Ávila placed two players,
Roger Machado and Maikel Folch, on the Cuban national team for the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
2013 World Baseball Classic, the Tigres had Vladimir Garcia, Yander Guevara and Rusney Castillo all playing on the Cuban National Team. [1 ]
Current roster (2012-13) [2 ] [ edit ]
Catchers: Osvaldo Vazquez, Josue Franco, Lisdey Díaz, Rudeldis García
Infielders: Yorelvis Charles, Yozzen Cuesta, Humberto Morales, Mario Vega, Jose Ramon Alfonso, Yorbis Borroto, Ruben Valdes, Raúl González (baseball player)
Outfielders: Rusney Castillo, Yoelvis Fiss, Isaac Martínez, Ricardo Bordon, Addel Civil, Jose A. Garcia, Yoanni Paz
Pitchers: Vladimir García, Osmar Carrero, Yander Guevara, Dachel Duquesne, Yadir Rabi, Victor E. Baro, Mario L. Neyra, Raicel Poll, Leodanis Santiesteban, Ariel Diaz, José Antonio Barroso, Lázaro Santana, Maikel Folch
Notable current and former players [ edit ]
See also [ edit ]
Team Website -
Ciego de Ávila Tigers
References [ edit ]